AFAO IN THE MEDIA

AFAO in the Media

As the peak national organisation for Australia’s community HIV response, AFAO commands a unique place in the media landscape.

AFAO’s measured and consistent approach to issues relating to HIV & AIDS has earned it respect and standing in the media, particularly with the national broadcaster, the nation’s broadsheets and in the gay media.

Recent Stories

2018

May

Australian Government gives $180 million for more people to get PrEP, 9 May 2018, Gay Star News

PrEP, Suicide Prevention & Chaplin’s against bullying… How’s the budget look for LGBGTIQA+ Australians?, 9 May 2018, JOY

April

Why ‘silver bullet’ HIV vaccination could now be step closer, 24 April 2018, RT Question More

Chinese universities add HIV test kits to vending machines to tackle virus’ rise in taboo sex culture, 14 April 2018, ABC News

March

The HIV Prevention Drug PrEP Will Be On The PBS From April 1, 21 March 2018, BuzzFeed News

PrEP will be subsidized for all people in Australia from 1 April, 20 March 2018, Gay Star News

February

HIV Prevention Drug PrEP Will Be Listed On The PBS, 12 February 2018, BuzzFeed News

The future of Australian HIV prevention with the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations, 12 February 2018, JOY

How will the recommendation to list PrEP on PBS effect you? With AFAO, PAN & Jill Hennessy MP, 12 February 2018, JOY

Wider health benefits if PrEP listed on PBS, 9 February 2018, Radio National

PREP TO BE PUBLICLY SUBSIDISED ON THE PBS IN AUSTRALIA, 9 February 2018, Star Observer

Subsidy for HIV prevention drug PrEP to slash cost from $10,000 a year to $474, 8 February 2018, The Guardian

‘HIV has nowhere to go now’: Breakthrough drug PrEP to be approved for public subsidy, 8 February 2018, The Sydney Morning Herald

2017

December

Labor pledges $53 million to expand trial of PrEP in fight against HIV, 11 December 2017, Triple J HACK

Bill Shorten commits to $53m plan to ‘make HIV history’ in Australia, 10 December 2017, The Sydney Morning Herald

Less than 50% of HIV+ people in Asia Pacific can get medical treatment, 1 December 2017, Gay Star News

How Can We Help Gay Men of Color At Risk of HIV On This World AIDS Day?, 1 December 2017, Instinct Magazine

June

Can Australia be the first country to eliminate HIV transmission?, 5 June 2017, Radio National