Working with the Pasifika Women's Alliance (PWA)

For Domestic Violence Prevention Awareness Month, PWA collaborated with True to host an educational workshop for Pasifika women living in Brisbane. Read more

Is your mojo missing?

Sometimes you’re just not in the mood. No matter how well the evening is going or how nice your date is, or even how much you love your partner. But there are a few simple things you can do to help with low libido. Read more

True maintains focused service delivery during COVID-19

True Clinics remain open, offering reproductive and sexual health services via both telehealth and face to face consultations during the pandemic throughout Queensland. We continue to respond to and cooperate in line with Government advice. Read more

Men's sexual health bruchure

Men's health information is available in easy English, Kirundi, Dari, Vietnamese, and Swahili. During Men’s Health Week, True is excited to announce that a new resource for men on reproductive and sexual health will be launching in July! Read more

True welcomes new General Managers

Recently True undertook a review of the way we engage with our stakeholders to deliver the important community education programs that underpin True’s core business. Our delivery of business services now includes a dedicated focus on both Education and also Stakeholder Engagement with two new General Managers. Read more

Support for all life stages

Being a busy mum, Ciara didn’t think much when she started experiencing irregular periods. It wasn’t until she felt irritable and fatigued when her period began getting significantly heavier, that she knew she needed to seek medical advice. Ciara was diagnosed with perimenopause by her local reproductive and sexual health clinic. Read more

Menopause Clinic at True

True’s expert female clinicians have a special interest in women’s reproductive health throughout the life span. One of the particular areas that they work in is menopause. They recognise that the management and treatment of menopausal symptoms will depend on the woman, her stage of life, relationships and general health and wellbeing. Read more

Young people seek more from Relationships & Sexuality Education

Young people in Qld say they want more from the relationships and sexuality education they receive in school. Many young people report this education as narrow, inadequate, and received too late. Read more

Access and Inclusion at True

For Global Accessibility Awareness Day, our GM Stakeholder Engagement, Monique Belousoff explained True’s story of transformation when thinking about access and inclusion to critical education in physical and digital spaces. Read more.. Read more

True Brisbane welcomes new Physiotherapist

Starting early May, Marnie Poiner commenced as True Windsor Clinic's new Physiotherapist with a special interest in Pelvic Health. Pelvic health physiotherapy is highly specialised therapy treating the pelvic floor muscles of clients presenting with a wide range of symptoms. Read more

True Child & Family Cairns' new move

True Child and Family Services in Cairns recently moved into their new premises, hiring new staff, and expanding their programs. The service now provides three specialist counselling programs, with 10 staff members and an average of 80 clients a week signifying it's growth to an independent service in its own right. Read more

Celebrating International Nurses Day 2021

The theme for International Nurses Day 2021 “Nurses: A Voice to Lead” reflects on the impact of COVID-19 on the nursing profession. True’s nurses and nurse practitioners play a vital role in the reproductive and sexual health of our community. Senior Nursing Officer, Jodi Mauro, shared what IND means to her. Read more

True awards QUT Prize

The 2020 QUT Faculty of Health Student Awards was held in April. The True Prize for Increasing Cultural Awareness to Improve Sexual Health Outcomes for First Nations People was awarded to a Bachelor of Social Work/Bachelor of Human Services student working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and Communities. Read more

Improving migrant and refugee health literacy and accessibility

Culturally Responsive Health Project Officer, Dulcie Paina, recently engaged community members to translate a migrant and refugee reproductive and sexual health resource into the PNG language, Tok Pisin. Read more

The facts about Vasectomy

It was only after much discussion with an expert Vasectomist that Gary felt comfortable with his decision. Firstly, he was interested in the fact that a no-scalpel vasectomy is the modern alternative to the more traditional surgical vasectomy. According to Dr Russell Hunter, vasectomy is the safest method of permanent birth control, using a no-scalpel technique that is safe, effective and affordable. Read more

Primary school parents’ perspectives on relationships and sexuality education

Primary school educators in Australia are often uncertain about parents’ perspectives when it comes to teaching about relationships and sexuality education in schools. Read more

True attends ACNP Conference

True’s Clinical Education team were very proud to exhibit at the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) conference on the Gold Coast recently. Delegates were surprised to learn of the professional development opportunities in reproductive and sexual health and the resources to support their clients. Many were impressed with our Safe Space advertising and colourful lanyards. Read more

Antenatal service at True

True’s expert female clinicians offer shared antenatal care with the obstetric service of the woman’s choice. Influenza and pertussis immunisations and anti-D injections are available at True as part of our antenatal service. Our clinicians work closely with GPs and local obstetric services to streamline antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care. Read more

Telehealth and COVID-19

For Rebecca, isolation, social distancing and fear of contracting COVID-19 only intensified her already elevated health anxiety. Working from home in Cairns whilst caring for her two school-aged children left little time for herself. At night, her fears became all-consuming. Rebecca is just one of thousands of people who have opted to wait until the pandemic is over to have their medical concerns investigated. Read more

True's Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Clinic

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition affecting up to 18% of Australian women of reproductive age. Symptoms may include excess hair, acne, irregular periods, fertility issues, weight gain, anxiety and depression. There is a long term increased risk of prediabetes and diabetes. Read more