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Mar11

From condoms to PrEP – what does ‘safe sex’ mean today?

POSTED ON // Saturday, 11 March 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

From condoms to PrEP – what does ‘safe sex’ mean today?

Martin Holt from the University of New South Wales gave a lecture in Sydney last week on the notion of ‘safe sex’ from its creation in the eighties, to what it means today.

Feb27

Queensland regions get sexual health funding booster shots

POSTED ON // Monday, 27 February 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Queensland regions get sexual health funding booster shots

The Gold Coast, Wide Bay and Townsville public health systems will each receive a $481,000 injection over four years to boost sexual health services.

Feb18

Campaign aims to restore funds to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sexual health programs

POSTED ON // Saturday, 18 February 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Campaign aims to restore funds to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sexual health programs

Organisations from the NT and Queensland are joining forces to reverse the funding cuts made by the Federal Government to Indigenous sexual health programs.

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.

Dec06

Casey Conway, VAC and the NTAHC on their new campaign

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 06 December 2016 Written by // Rachel Cook

Casey Conway, VAC and the NTAHC on their new campaign

The Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) and the Northern Territory AIDS and Hepatitis Council (NTAHC) have spoken out about the new health campaign featuring Aboriginal model and youth and family practitioner Casey Conway.

Dec01

30 years of ACON's HIV and LGBTI health campaigns now digitally archived

POSTED ON // Thursday, 01 December 2016 Written by // Reg Domingo

30 years of ACON's HIV and LGBTI health campaigns now digitally archived

ACON has launched a new online database collating HIV campaigns it has produced since it was established in 1985. 

Nov17

Slamming tina could cross over into the straight community: report

POSTED ON // Thursday, 17 November 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Slamming tina could cross over into the straight community: report

A report has warned that slamming crystal meth, which is popular among some gay men, could cross over into the straight community. 

Oct29

Federal government removes ACON link to school student health resource

POSTED ON // Saturday, 29 October 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Federal government removes ACON link to school student health resource

A website for high school students has removed its link to an ACON resource that has information about sexual health and cruising.

Oct28

COAG holds domestic violence summit in Brisbane this weekend

POSTED ON // Friday, 28 October 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

COAG holds domestic violence summit in Brisbane this weekend

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) is meeting in Brisbane this weekend to discuss the issue of domestic violence.

Oct22

CDC reports finds sexually transmitted infections on the rise among MSM

POSTED ON // Saturday, 22 October 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

CDC reports finds sexually transmitted infections on the rise among MSM

Cases of sexually transmitted infections other than HIV are on the rise in the US, particularly among men who have sex with men (MSM).

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