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Talking about your health to those who understand can help. The websites listed here may help you find further information on your condition, provide details on current research studies, and connect you with others who may be going through something similar.

 

ACCESS

Australia’s National Infertility Network is an independent, non-profit consumer based organisation who represent a national voice for infertile men and women.

 

Australian and New Zealand Infertility Counsellors Association

The Australian and New Zealand Infertility Counsellors Association represents the views of infertility counsellors to the Reproductive Technology Accreditation Committee, Fertility Society of Australia and the New Zealand Infertility Society.

 

Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trials Group

ANZUP is funded by Cancer Australia to develop and conduct cancer research in Urogenital and Prostate Cancers.

 

Australian Continence Exchange

The Australian Continence Exchange provides access to information resources relating to incontinence.

 

Australian Donor Conception Network

A support group available for infertile people focused on the grief of infertility, fertility programs and attempts to achieve pregnancy.

 

Australian Men's Sheds Association

The Australian Men’s Shed Association is the national service provider to more than 985 Men’s Sheds in Australia – providing practical support, specialised services and resources.

 

Australian X and Y Spectrum Support

The Australian Klinefelter Support Group, helping individuals and families affected by Klinefelter syndrome (47,XXY) and other sex chromosome variations.

 

Better Health Channel

Better Health Channel is sponsored by the State Government of Victoria, Australia and provides information on general health and well-being.

 

beyondblue

beyondblue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance misuse disorders in Australia.

 

Cancer Councils

The Cancer Councils provide information and support to people affected by cancer in Australia. There is an office in each state and territory in Australia, and resources are available by calling the Cancer Help Line.

 

CanTeen

CanTeen (The Australian Organisation for Young People Living with Cancer) is a national support organisation for 12 – 24 year olds who are living with cancer, and is the only organisation of its kind in Australia. Support is available for patients, siblings and children.

 

Chromosome Structure XY & Variations

Chromosome Structure XY & Variations is a Queensland-based association aiming to help children, families, and partners affected by sex chromosome variations such as Klinefelter’s syndrome.

 

Continence Foundation of Australia

Continence Foundation of Australia is the peak body for continence (bladder and bowel control), promotes community awareness, encourages people to seek help and advocates for those with incontinence and their carers.

 

Diabetes Australia

Diabetes Australia is the national peak body for diabetes in Australia providing a single, powerful, collective voice for people living with diabetes, their families and carers.

 

Endocrine Society of Australia

Endocrine Society of Australia is a national non-profit organisation made up of scientists and clinicians who conduct research and practice in the field of Endocrinology.

 

Family Planning Alliance Australia

Family Planning Alliance Australia is the nation’s peak body in reproductive and sexual health. It promotes advances in public health through policy insight and advocacy and represents leading health and education agencies across Australia.

 

Fertility Society of Australia

Fertility Society of Australia is the peak body representing scientists, doctors, researchers, nurses, consumer groups, patients and counsellors in reproductive medicine in Australia and New Zealand.

 

Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health

Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health pursues innovative research programs aimed at significantly improving health services, delivers evidence-based training programs, and disseminates the latest health information and education resources.

 

FUTuRE Fertility

The Fertility & Research Centre provides rapid access to oncofertility consultations and fertility preservation options for paediatric, adolescent and adult cancer patients. 

 

Genetic Alliance Australia

Genetic Alliance Australia, formerly Association of Genetic Support of Australasia (AGSA), facilitates support for those affected directly or indirectly by genetic conditions throughout Australasia.

 

Healthdirect Australia

Healthdirect Australia is a Commonwealth Government of Australia initiative. It aims to improve the health of Australians by providing easy access to quality information about human health.

 

knowmore

knowmore is an independent service giving free legal advice to people who are considering telling their story or providing information to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

 

Men and Parenting Pathways

Men and Parenting Pathways (MAPP) is a program of research that investigates men’s mental health and wellbeing and how it affects and is affected by family life.

 

Men's Health Information and Resource Centre

The Men's Health Information and Resource Centre explores men's health in terms of the factors in society and life that build or undermine this health.

 

Mensline

Mensline Australia supports men who are dealing with relationship difficulties, particularly surrounding family break-down or separation. The service offers anonymous telephone support, information and referral for men around Australia.

 

National Rural Health Alliance

The National Rural Health Alliance represents 37 national organisations working to improve the health and wellbeing of 7 million people in rural and remote Australia.

 

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service (Multicultural Communication), supported by the NSW Department of Health, provides information and services to assist health professionals to communicate with non English speaking communities throughout New South Wales. An extensive range of multilingual resources are available through the website.

 

ontheline

On the Line is a professional social health organisation that provides counselling support, anywhere and anytime.

 

PROSTMATE

PROSTMATE is an online program to support anyone affected by prostate cancer.

 

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia is a National organisation that provides information, support and counselling plus links to other prostate cancer sites for those affected by prostate cancer.

 

Prostate Health

The South Australian Prostate Cancer Clinical Outcomes Collaborative Prostate Health website provides information and details of support groups for men and their families affected by prostate cancer.

 

Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia is an organisation that offers resources to couples, individuals and families to help enhance and support relationships. Offices are located in each state.

 

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners is a professional body of GPs which provides support to general practice to improve the health and health care of the Australian community.

 

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The Royal Commission is investigating how institutions like schools, churches, sports clubs and government organisations have responded to allegations and instances of child sexual abuse.

 

Spanner in the Works

A Men’s Health initiative by the Australian Men’s Shed Association.

 

The Fathering Project

The Fathering Project is a University of Western Australia-based not-for-profit charity led by a team of professionals that aims to help fathers realise how important they are in a child’s life and to give them advice on how to encourage their children.

 

Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand

Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand is a professional society made up of urological surgeons from Australia and New Zealand. Web site also includes consumer information.

 

Your Fertility

Your Fertility gives you the most current information about what you can do to have children when the time is right for you. It's based on the most up-to-date scientific research and prepared by experts in the field. 

 

Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority (VARTA)

VARTA provides independent information and support for individuals, couples and health professionals on fertility and issues related to assisted reproductive treatment. This includes IVF, surrogacy and donor-conception.