Tips for supporting your teenager
There are a number of things that you can try to help your teenager navigate sex, consent and sexual relationships. If you'd like to understand more about what most young people are doing, read our fact sheet on sex, consent and teenagers.
Otherwise, see below for some ideas on what you can do to help your teenager make decisions about sex and consent.
Talk with your teenager about sex
Learn how to have a conversation with your teenager about safe and healthy sexual relationships.
Be sex positive and informed
Help your teenager make good choices by being informed and sex positive.
Tips if you worry your teen has been sexually assaulted
We explain how to support your teen to talk to you about sex, sexual assault, or anything that has made them feel uncomfortable sexually.
How to talk to your teenager about sexting
Your teen probably knows about sexting, but doesn't have all the facts. Here's some tips for talking to them about sexting.
Advice for if your teen has been sexually assaulted
If your teen tells you they have been sexually assaulted, here are six things you can do to help them feel believed and supported.
Talking to your teenager about pornography
Talking to your child about porn may be awkward, but it’s a conversation you need to have.
Learn about sexting and online sexual behaviour
Teenagers use sexting to express sexual or romantic feelings. Find out how to support your teenager.
Prepare for your teenager being sexually active
Finding out that your teenager is sexually active can be confronting, learn how to respond.