Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

People walking along the street, seen from above

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.

Read more

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.

Find out more about AFAO's work

Latest News

New reports highlight need for action on Hepatitis C, STIs

Estimated deaths from hepatitis C related liver disease have more than doubled since 2003, according to the HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections in Australia Annual Surveillance Report.

Published : 18/09/2014

New phase of Your Body Blueprint

The latest phase of Your Body Blueprint has just been launched. The national campaign is designed to encourage and support people living with HIV to lead healthier lives, reduce the risk of illness, and enhance quality of life.

Published : 12/09/2014

New resource addresses faith, stigma and HIV

A new resource from AFAO aims to encourage greater participation of religious leaders and members of faith-based communities in Australia’s HIV response.

Published : 02/09/2014
gay men

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
More News