Research Reports

My sex, my sexual health: A social study of sexually transmissible infections among gay and bisexual men

As rates of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) continue to rise among gay and bisexual men in Australia and internationally, information is needed on the strategies they employ to prevent and manage infection and, overall, how men understand their sexual health and well-being. In June and July 2018, 35 gay and bisexual men living in New South Wales and aged 18–73 years old took part in an anonymous online forum through which they posted about a variety of topics, including previous STIs, testing practices, using condoms, and public sexual health campaign.

Kauntim mi tu Port Moresby 2017

Kauntim mi tu, an integrated bio-behavioural survey (IBBS) of women and girls who sell and exchange sex (from here on referred to as FSW), and men who have sex with men and transgender women (from here on referred to as MSM/TG), was conducted to support the scale up of essential HIV prevention and treatment services for these populations. The survey was conducted in Port Moresby between June and November 2016 and used respondent-driven sampling (RDS) to recruit participants.

The Goanna Survey July 2014

The Sexual Health and Relationships Survey is the first national survey of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in relation to sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and blood-borne viruses (BBVs) undertaken in Australia. The survey involved collection of data comprising four areas; (i) demographics; (ii) questions assessing knowledge of STIs and BBVs; (iii) questions relating to risk behaviours and (iv) questions related to use of and access to health services.

The Indigenous Offender Health Research Capacity Building Group Community Report

This Community Report documents the stories, research and other work of postgraduate and early career researchers of the Indigenous Offender Health Research Capacity Building Group (IOHR-CBG). The origin of IOHR-CBG came from a National Health and Medical Research Council’s Capacity Building Grant for the project: From Broome to Berrima: Building capacity Australia-wide in Indigenous offender health research.