Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

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HIV statistics in Australia

An estimated 26,800 people in Australia live with HIV. In 2013, 1,236 people were diagnosed with HIV, similar to levels in 2012. Most HIV infections occur among gay men.

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About AFAO

The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) is the national federation for the HIV community response. We provide leadership, coordination and support to the Australia's policy, advocacy and health promotion response to HIV/AIDS.

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New research: Gay and bisexual men and hepatitis C

Preliminary results from a national online Hepatitis C (HCV) study indicate that gay and bisexual men in Australia are becoming more aware of hepatitis C infection.

Published : 13/08/2014

Government commits to strengthening Australia's HIV response at AIDS 2014

The government announced important strategic commitments about Australia's ongoing domestic and international HIV response, coinciding with the AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne.

Published : 07/08/2014

G'day Networking Zone program now online

The AFAO G'day! Welcome to Australia Networking Zone program and film festival program is now available online.

Published : 17/07/2014
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Working Together, Stronger Together - Mobilisation March

The Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) and Victorian Trades Hall Council are facilitating the Working Together, Stronger Together - AIDS 2014 Mobilisation March on Tuesday 22 July 2014.

Published : 17/07/2014
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