Contraception

Access to contraception and the ability to control your fertility is really important for your health and wellbeing. There are many factors to consider in deciding what form of contraception might be best for you.

 

Types of contraception

Oral contraceptives (The Pill)

 

Emergency contraception (‘morning-after pill’)

 

Long acting reversible contraception

 

Vasectomy (sterilisation)

 

Tubal ligation (sterilisation)

 

Condoms

Important: Condoms are the best available protection against STI’s. It is important to practice safe sex and use contraception to avoid unplanned pregnancy.

A full illustrated summary of the various forms of contraception available in Victoria

You can also find more information about contraception on the Better Health Channel.

If you are looking for a health care service that provides contraceptive information, call 1800 My Options 1800 696 784 or search for a provider.