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Feb13

New ACON campaign shows there's now more to safe sex than just condoms

POSTED ON // Monday, 13 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

New ACON campaign shows there's now more to safe sex than just condoms

A new campaign by ACON highlights there is more than one approach gay men and men who have sex with men can adopt to prevent HIV.

Feb12

Calls for regulator to fast-track HIV self-testing kits

POSTED ON // Sunday, 12 February 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Calls for regulator to fast-track HIV self-testing kits

Australia’s peak body for HIV organisations says new technology that allows people to self-test for HIV at home should be fast-tracked by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA).

Feb02

HIV Foundation Qld welcomes lowest HIV diagnoses since 2008

POSTED ON // Thursday, 02 February 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

HIV Foundation Qld welcomes lowest HIV diagnoses since 2008

Queensland Health data shows new HIV notifications in Brisbane in 2016 were at their lowest levels since 2008.

Feb02

Indigenous sexual health program run by QuAC loses funding

POSTED ON // Thursday, 02 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Indigenous sexual health program run by QuAC loses funding

The federal government will cut funding to the Queensland AIDS Council’s (QuAC) 2 Spirits program – a sexual health initiative which has been running in Queensland for 21 years and was responsible for the ground-breaking Condoman campaign.

Jan30

HIV Foundation Queensland to lose State Govt funding in June, Health Minister announces new Sexual Health MAC

POSTED ON // Monday, 30 January 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

HIV Foundation Queensland to lose State Govt funding in June, Health Minister announces new Sexual Health MAC

Health Minister Cameron Dick has announced that the HIV Foundation Queensland, created by the Newman Government in 2013, will not be funded after the expiry of its current agreement on 30 June 2017.

Jan27

Trump cuts funding to abortion services – a move that affects HIV services too

POSTED ON // Friday, 27 January 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

 Trump cuts funding to abortion services – a move that affects HIV services too

President Trump has cut off US government funding to any health organisation that provides abortion services.

Jan25

Behind the Scenes with Casey Conway in Drama Down Under campaign

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Behind the Scenes with Casey Conway in Drama Down Under campaign

Take a look at the behind-the-scenes video of the 'Drama Downunder: Northern Territory' campaign shoot featuring former NRL player Casey Conway.

Jan19

Positive people make accurate estimates of their viral load: study

POSTED ON // Thursday, 19 January 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Positive people make accurate estimates of their viral load: study

The vast majority of people taking HIV treatment in the UK have an accurate knowledge of their current viral load, according to a new analysis.

Jan17

VAC exhibition explores drug use among gay, bi and queer men

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 17 January 2017

VAC exhibition explores drug use among gay, bi and queer men

VAC presents 'be-longing for it' - an art exhibition exploring meth use among gay, bi and queer men.

Jan13

Courtney Act finds out results of HIV test in candid video

POSTED ON // Friday, 13 January 2017 Written by // SameSame.com.au

Courtney Act finds out results of HIV test in candid video

Aussie drag star Courtney Act has shared a revealing video with fans on Facebook, following on from a post in December in which she revealed that she'd had unprotected sex with somebody, who she later found out was HIV positive.

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