• Counselling


    Our Counselling Team specialises in providing LGBTIQ competent support to Canberrans, with a strong knowledge base of professional qualifications and lived experience.

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  • Support Encampment

    Support Encampment

    Support Canberra's only peer-lead camp experience for LGBTIQ young people! Donate today to help us make Encampment bigger, more engaging and more accessible in 2019!

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  • Become a Member

    Become a Member

    Council members receive discounts, information and news on sexual health, can access free services and importantly, support the ongoing work of the Council.

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Growing our own and supporting local community services


How do we care for our community, nurture it and help it grow? Buying locally, shopping locally, supporting farmers’ markets, businesses and artists? These are all familiar concepts; it helps us feel a part of something bigger, cultivates a sense of belonging, and promotes a feeling of ownership:  I support my community; this is where I live and belong. However, there is one way of ‘growing our own’ often overlooked and undervalued - supporting our local community organisations. 

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Ahead of the Game

AIDS Action Council is proud to support Ainslie and Gorman Art Centres in an exciting new artist in residency opportunity! Curious to find out more? Introducing…Ahead of the Game! 

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We are seeking expressions of interest for appointment to our Board of Directors

The AIDS Action Council is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from suitably experienced people to be considered for appointment to the Board of Directors.

We strongly encourage and welcome applications from People living with HIV, culturally and linguistically diverse people, members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and we welcome people from the trans and gender diverse communities as well as people from the intersex community.  

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The RISE Study

RISE stands for ‘Recent Diagnosis and the Impact of Support on Experiences of HIV’. RISE is exploring people’s experiences of being diagnosed with HIV and the changes in their lives following their diagnosis.

​What's involved? Simply complete an online survey twice a year. The survey includes detailed questions about your experience of being diagnosed with HIV, and your life since then. In the first survey we will also ask you some questions about your life in the period just before you were diagnosed. The survey will take about 35–45 minutes to complete. (The follow-up surveys will be shorter.)

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Support the Trevor Daley Fund this festive season.

As 2018 draws to an end and the festive season here upon us, it is a great time to share the love and donate to the Trevor Daley Fund (TDF).

TDF supports people living with HIV. This year we have assisted new and existing clients to support their journey to live well with HIV. We have provided assistance with basic living needs such as accommodation, medical expenses and food. And with growing pressure for assistance, we need your help.

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AIDS Action Council acknowledges Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures; and to Elders both past and present.


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