​​ASHM produces a number of publications to support health professionals to test, diagnose, manage and treat STIs:


ASHM Resources

For STI and other ASHM resources please see the resources menu of the ASHM website.



Non ASHM STI resources: 


Australian STI & HIV Testing Guidelines for Men Who Have Sex With Men

ASHM has endorsed this guideline


ASHHNA Competency Standards for Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV Nurses 2nd Edition

ASHM supported the development of these standards


       Communicable Diseases Australia (CDNA) XDR Gonorrhoea Recommendations

Summary Document of Discussions held by a Working Group established to report to the Communicable Diseases Network Australia on recommendations for gonorrhoea treatment in a new era of extensively drug resistant gonorrhoea.



STI resources for clinicians and patients, including: clinical management, contact tracing, patient factsheets, training/education and young people’s health promotion.


STI/HIV testing tool

ASHM endorsed the STIPU STI/HIV Testing Tool


Sexual Health Competency Standards for Primary Health Care Nurses 

ASHM endorses these standards which were developed by NSW STIPU


The Kirby Institute - Annual Surveillance Report on HIV, viral hepatitis and STIs in Australia 2018

The report provides a comprehensive analysis of HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections in Australia and includes estimates of incidence and prevalence of HIV and viral hepatitis, by demographic and risk groups, patterns of treatment for HIV and viral hepatitis infection, and behavioural risk factors for HIV and hepatitis C infection. 


Queensland Sexual Health Youth Attitudes and Behaviour Survey

As part of the Government’s Sexual Health Strategy, Queensland Health’s Strategic Communications Branch commissioned formative research to better understand sexual health knowledge, perceptions and experiences of young Queenslanders aged 15-29 years. This document provides an overview of findings relevant to Health Professionals working in this field.


Queensland STI/BBV Testing tool for Asymptomatic People

ASHM endorsed the STI/BBV Testing tool for Asymptomatic People


Western Australia Silver book – Guidelines for managing sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne viruses

ASHM supported the development of this guideline