2014 Australasian Sexual Health Conference
Please be aware that only presentations from those speakers who gave permission are available below. Please also see the Abstract Handbook here and view the program page here.

Thursday 9 October

Speaker Presentation Title
Lyn Harrison Key Issues and Challenges in Sexuality Education
Tania Ferolja, Jackie Ullman & Anthony Vassallo "Whose knowledge? Whose decision? Young People, Sexual Knowledge, Curriculum, Parents and Teachers"
Mary Lou Rasmussen 'Progressive Sexuality Education.' Suited to the Australian Public?
Deana Leahy Sexuality Education: A risky subject
Sue Dyson "I remember it all being fairly awkward": Parents' experiences and concerns about sexuality education
Deborah Bateson    Intrauterine Contraception: a practical approach to enhancing the safe uptake of IUDs
Debbie Ollis Respectful relationships and sex education: The role of parents and teachers
Louise McCuaig You win some, you lose some: RSE in/for teacher education
Kathy Gerwald Strong Families: An innovative approach beyond the school yard
Margot Sendell The role of the nurse in sex and relationship education and school health promotion
Kaye Welling Sexual behaviour research: Importance to policy and practice
Juliet Richters    Sex in Australia 2: A sneak preview of our national survey
Tony Tang MSM, Social media and health promotion
Paul Byron Young people, social media and sexual health
Brooke Shepherd Play Safe- redesigning how NSW Health engage with young people around sexual health
James Saunders ANTHYM presentation
Michael Gillman Erectile function and dysfunction
Margaret Redelman Libido Issues: Too little, too much
Michael Lowy Inhibited and retarded ejaculation
Margaret Redelman Partner responses

Friday 10 October

Speaker Presentation Title
David Lewis The many facets of Haemophilus ducreyi infection: a multidisciplinary look at an evolving pathogen
Jennifer Riddiford Aboriginal Parenting Sexual and Reproductive Health Program (PASH)
Taane Thomas Te Tuhono Tapu O Te Tangata: The joining of ones sacredness to another. A Maori indigenous perspective to effective sexual health promotion
Karen Biggs Deadly Liver Mob: An incentive-based, peer-referral project increasing sexual health screening in Aboriginal People in Western Sydney
Megan Smith Fall in genital warts diagnoses in the general and Indigenous Australian population following HPV vaccination: analysis of national hospital data
Simon Graham The sustainability of a sexual health quality improvement program in regional Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services in New South Wales
Lisa Natoli Benefits and barriers to integration of Chlamydia and gonorrhoea point-of-care testing into remote communities
Rosalind Foster Does being in a regional area impact on the timeliness of treatment?
Anna Yeung Increasing male general practitioner knowledge about chlamydia and its management is needed to increase chlamydia testing
Mark Bloch Effectiveness of a Team Intervention over 12 months in Reducing Modifiable Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Risk in HIV-Infected Subjects on Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)
Phillip Keen Performance of the Trinity Biotech Uni-Gold HIV 1/2 Rapid Test as a first-line screening assay for gay and bisexual men
Steve Badman Rapid laboratory assessment of a new GeneXpert molecular point-of-care test for detection of Trichomonas vaginalis.
Joana Falcão Heterosexual HIV-negative Partners in Serodiscordant Relationships Views on HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis – A Qualitative Study
Jiunn-Yih Su Effectiveness of using Grindr broadcast to increase syphilis testing among men who have sex with men in Darwin, Australia
Ashley Ubrihien Use of location based mobile application GRINDR to increase MSM testing rates in Northern Sydney, Australia
Giverny Lewis Wrap Your Banana: A social media campaign to increase youth engagement with reproductive and sexual health messages
Jessie Wong Staying Negative campaign
Larissa Lewis How young people stay safe in the sexual world of social media
Anthony Walsh “Sexually healthy young men? There’s an app for that!” Evaluating the role of comedy and digital media in sexuality education with at-risk young men
Deborah Bateson    Setting the LARC scene - where are we now?
Jacki Mein "LARC-ing it up out bush" - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island women's experiences
Terri Foran "To bleed or not to bleed - that is the question"
Joy Townsend Young women’s stories of pornography, sexual learning and sexual subjectivity formation
Roz Ward "So gay, so what?" Supporting sexual diversity and gender diversity in schools
Cristyn Davis "Growing Up Queer" study findings: implications for gender and sexuality diversity and sex
Courtney Bendall Changes in the cohort profile of HIV-positive patients in the Australian HIV Observational Database (AHOD)
Kirsty Smith Sexual Health Service Clients Prefer Home-Based Retesting for Chlamydia
Kaylie Harrison An overview of the 2010-2014 NSW Aboriginal Sexual and Reproductive Health Program
Belinda Hengel Barriers to timely treatment of sexually transmitted infections in remote Australian Aboriginal communities
Dea Delaney-Thiele & Mary Ellen Harrod  Opportunistic testing for gonorrhoea in four Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services
Mary Poynten Incidence and clearance of anal high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) in HIV positive and HIV negative homosexual men
Claire Moran What’s normal? Influencing women’s perceptions of normal genitalia: an experiment involving exposure to modified and nonmodified images
Marguerite Kelly Does your contraceptive method affect your sex life? “No, but…”: A qualitative exploration.
Brylie Frost Starting Contraception: Not Talking About Sex
Benjamin Bavinton What is the meaning of ‘regular partner’ in gay men’s behavioural surveillance for sexually transmitted infections?
Kurt Sales Indicators of sustained behavioural change and reduced HIV risk resulting from peer-based sexual health screening and counselling amongst men who have sex with men in Western Australia
Budi Sudarto Working With (Dis)Abilities: Reflection From A Pilot Project
Karen Morgan Factors affecting decisions about HPV vaccination in Malaysia
Martin Holt Australian gay and bisexual men remain sceptical about HIV treatment as prevention but support early initiation of treatment: results from repeated, national surveys, 2011-2013
Sue Dyson Promoting social and attitudinal change in schools - the importance of leadership support

Saturday 11 October

Speaker Presentation Title
Heidi McConkey The brain and porn - treatment models for porn addiction
Marcus Squirrell Treatment of Compulsive Online Sexual Behaviour- A Case Study
Brett McCann Working with the partners of porn addicts
Phillip Read Azithromycin and Syphilis
Jane Hocking Should we be worried about azithromycin treatment efficacy?
Massimo Giola Knowledge, attitudes and practices towards viral hepatitis among men who have sex with men in New Zealand
Martin Holt The prevalence of undiagnosed HIV infection is lower than expected among gay and bisexual men in four Australian cities: preliminary findings from the COUNT study
Carol El Hayek Early evidence of the impact of rapid point-of-care testing in facilitating more timely HIV diagnoses among MSM in Australia
Marisa Gilles Text 2 Treat – using SMS for efficient treatment of STI
Manoji Gunathilake Anal HPV related conditions in women with high grade cervical disease
Juliet Richters    Heterosexual experience and recent heterosexual encounters among Australian adults
Juliet Richters  
Sexual Identity, Sexual Attraction and Sexual Experience
Juliet Richters  
Masturbation, paying for sex and other sexual practices
Huachun Zou Safer sex and condom use
Karen Morgan Long acting reversible contraceptive use: Associations with socio-demographics and barriers to access
Belinda Ford Use of Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) and dual protection among young Aboriginal women
Cameryn Garrett “I wasn’t told any of those options, only the pill or the condom”: The views of young women and healthcare professionals on long-acting reversible contraception
Suzanne Pearson Contraception Initiation at a Reproductive and Sexual Health Clinic for Young People