Sexual Health


Good sexual health means making sure you have the knowledge, skills and ability to make informed sexual choices and act responsibly to protect your health and the health of others.

Many STIs have no symptoms, and people often don’t know that they are infected. Fortunately many STIs can be quickly and effectively treated

Factsheets on a range of Sexually Transmissible Infections (STI) including:

are available via the NSW STI website:

Information on Safe Sex can be found at:

Everyone who is sexually active needs to be thinking about regular sexual health check-ups with their GP or sexual health clinic.

North Coast HARP provides a range of Sexual Health services to the community including;

  • Information and education about sexually transmissible infections and safe sex
  • Screening, treatment and management of sexually transmitted infections
  • Counselling for sexual health related issues
  • Health promotion and education

For more information on these clinics please contact your local service from the list below:

Tweed Heads (Clinic 145):

Level 1, 145 Wharf Street, Tweed Heads
(07) 5506 6850  or (07) 5506 6866 (Outreach to Byron Bay and Murwillumbah)

Lismore Sexual Health Service:

4 Shepherd Lane, Lismore
(02) 6620 2980 (Outreach to Byron Bay)

Byron Sexual Health Clinic:

Bryon District Hospital (enter through Emergency)
Cnr Shirley & Wordsworth Streets, Byron Bay
This clinic does not run every day. For details of clinic dates and times please call the
Lismore Sexual Health Service:
(02) 6620 2980

Grafton (Clinic 229):

Grafton Base Hospital, Arthur Street, Grafton
(02) 6641 8712

Coffs Harbour (Clinic 916):

345 Pacific Hwy, Coffs Harbour
(02) 6656 7865

Kempsey (Clinic 33):

Kempsey Community Health
Polwood St, Kempsey
(02) 6562 6066

Port Macquarie (Clinic 33):

Morton Street, Port Macquarie
(02) 6588 2750

All services are free and confidential. Medicare cards are not required.

For more information