The Family Planning Alliance Australia (FPAA) is an Associate Member of IPPF. It is a federation that comprises of the premier sexual health and family planning organisation from each of the states and territories across the country. FPAA is the national policy and advocacy voice of these organizations. National policy and advocacy activities are shared among these member organizations within Australia and outside of the country. FPAA works in partnership with sister IPPF Member Associations.
FPAA member, Family Planning NSW, maintains a dynamic international programme in South East Asia and the Pacific. The major strategies of the programme are focused on enhancing the management and delivery of sexual and reproductive health care and education delivered by local organizations in a sustainable setting. DFAT, other agencies, donors and Family Planning NSW fund this work.
For nearly 95 years, FPAA member organizations in each state and territory have provided sexual and reproductive health services for a large number of Australians.
Our member organisations provide a wide range of sexual and reproductive health services that focus on prevention, early intervention, diagnosis and treatment, community and professional education and research.
Services we deliver includes clinical services and professional and community education in the areas of contraception, cervical cancer screening, sexually transmitted infection (STI) (including HIV), breast checks, vasectomies, pregnancy testing and counselling, pregnancy termination, menopause management, management of gynaecological problems, domestic and sexual violence, and comprehensive sexuality education. This work is also targeted to high needs groups, including people with disabilities, culturally and linguistically diverse people, young people, gender diverse people and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.