National Day of Women Living with HIV: Morning Tea

The AIDS Action Council invites you to morning tea at Havelock House to remember and support women living with HIV on National Day of Women Living with HIV. Coming the day after International Women's Day, this awareness-raising day was created by Femfatales, a network of women living with HIV of the National Association of People with HIV Australia (NAPWHA).

Please bring a gold coin donation to help support women impacted by and living positively with HIV.

When: 10.30am – 12pm on Friday 9 March 2018
Where: 85 Northbourne Ave, Turner
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What is Sex Positivity?

The foundation of sex positivity is simply the idea that all healthy and explicitly consensual sex is a positive element in life.

Sex positivity means maintaining a healthy attitude towards sex and valuing it, given your individual needs. Sex positivity also embraces the idea of being sexually educated and staying safe. Individuals who are sex positive actively decide how and what they want from their sex lives, rather than let others dictate it.

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2017 has been a big year!

As the year draws to a close, I want to thank all our funders, supporters, peers, members, colleagues, friends and most importantly clients, who have worked with and alongside us in 2017.

The central focus of our work, this year, remained on HIV transmission and supporting people impacted by HIV.  This year we have seen some of the most critical developments in the HIV epidemic since records began.  This year, we have seen historically high rates of testing, earlier treatment than ever before, and the emergence of the enormous prevention benefits from two key biomedical approaches to HIV prevention, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and early treatment.

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30 Ways to World AIDS Day

30 ways to world aids day

World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year. It raises awareness across the world and in the community about HIV and AIDS. It is a day for the community to show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died of AIDS related conditions or other conditions associated with HIV.

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AIDS Action Council acknowledges the sad passing of Levinia Crooks

28 November 1960 – 16 October 2017

 It is with great sadness that the Board, Staff and Volunteers of the AIDS Action Council of the ACT acknowledge the sad passing of Adjunct Associate Professor Levinia Crooks, AM on 16 October 2017 after a long and courageously fought illness.  Levinia was 56 and is survived by her mother, Judy.

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