About chlamydial infection
Chlamydia is a disease caused by Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria, which is spread during unprotected sexual contact with an infection person.
Prevention, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment
For information about prevention, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, see healthdirect's chlamydia page.
Our National strategies for bloodborne viruses and sexually transmissible infections address chlamydia.
Surveillance and reporting
Chlamydia is a nationally notifiable disease.
We monitor cases through the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System.
For more on chlamydia in Australia, you can search Communicable Diseases Intelligence.