Syphilis

Outbreak Training Website

Introduction


There is an ongoing outbreak of infectious syphilis in central and northern Australia (including Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia and South Australia) among young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Notification rates are also increasing significantly in the Perth metropolitan area. 

This syphilis training website provides integral professional development for any health practitioners working in areas affected by the syphilis outbreak including doctors, nurses, midwives, Aboriginal Health Practitioners and Aboriginal Health Workers.