PUBLICATIONS

AFAO’s health promotion resources cover HIV and STI prevention, treatment and care.

The Drama Downunder

The Drama Downunder is a multi-media campaign that encourages homosexually active men in Australia to look after their sexual health.

Published: 24/06/2016

Women Living Well with HIV

A comprehensive resource for women living with HIV; topics include: disclosure, sex, treatments, having children, keeping well and getting support.

Published: 09/02/2016

Get PEP Website

AFAO’s national ‘Get PEP’ website – getpep.info – aims to increase gay men’s knowledge and awareness of PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis). The campaign also includes a poster and pocket card.

Published: 09/02/2016

Get PEP Pocket Card

AFAO’s national ‘Get PEP’ campaign aims to increase gay men’s knowledge and awareness of PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis). The campaign includes a website, poster, and this pocket card.

Published: 09/02/2016

Women Living Well with HIV

A comprehensive resource for women living with HIV; topics include: disclosure, sex, treatments, having children, keeping well and getting support.

Published: 01/12/2015

Next Steps

Next Steps is a booklet for people recently diagnosed with HIV which covers a range of relevant topics and includes real-life stories.

Published: 14/10/2015

HIV and CALD communities: Mapping health promotion programs and resources

A listing of over 70 health promotion programs and resources developed to support HIV prevention and awareness in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.

Published: 16/09/2015

HIV tests & treatments

This website describes currently available antiretroviral drugs for the treatment and management of HIV infection, as well as common tests used to monitor the health of people with HIV, and how these tests can be used to help them look after their health.

Published: 15/07/2015

The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line campaign aims to increase gay men’s knowledge of HPV and related cancers. It provides information about screening and vaccinations.

Published: 07/11/2014

Us Mob and HIV

Information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with HIV.

Published: 24/09/2014

Time to test

The new ‘Time to Test’ campaign encourages gay men to get tested for HIV more frequently.

Published: 08/07/2014

Our team

This campaign aims to support gay men in negotiating sexual agreements within their relationships, using team sports imagery as a metaphor for the approach that couples need to take in keeping each other safe.

Published: 01/07/2014

African Australian communities: mapping HIV health promotion

The mapping resource provide details about effective projects and resources that have been developed around Australia to address the HIV-related issues affecting African communities.

Published: 13/08/2013

Your Body Blueprint

This website is designed to encourage and support people with HIV to lead healthier lives, reduce the risk of illness, and enhance their quality of life.

Published: 16/04/2013

The New Deal

This website provides gay men with information about sexual transmission of hepatitis C and how to prevent it, testing for and treatment of hepatitis C, and information about HIV and hepatitis C co-infection.

Published: 19/03/2013

Let’s talk about it!

This interactive website is for gay men to help them build healthier relationships by encouraging them to talk with their boyfriends or partners and help them come to agreements about their relationships.

Published: 10/02/2012

Top Tips For Living Well With HIV: Arabic language

Arabic language edition. It provides important information for people living with HIV about the day-to-day management and treatment of HIV. It includes tips relevant to the lives and health of people living with HIV, along with links to related information and contact information.

Published: 20/12/2011

Top Tips For Living Well With HIV: Thai language

Thai language edition. It provides important information for people living with HIV about the day-to-day management and treatment of HIV. It includes tips relevant to the lives and health of people living with HIV, along with links to related information and contact information.

Published: 20/12/2011

Top Tips For Living Well With HIV: Amharic language

Amharic language edition. It provides important information for people living with HIV about the day-to-day management and treatment of HIV. It includes tips relevant to the lives and health of people living with HIV, along with links to related information and contact information.

Published: 20/12/2011

Top Tips For Living Well With HIV: Vietnamese language

Vietnamese language edition. It provides important information for people living with HIV about the day-to-day management and treatment of HIV. It includes tips relevant to the lives and health of people living with HIV, along with links to related information and contact information.

Published: 20/12/2011

Fear Less Live More

This national campaign encourages gay men to communicate about HIV in sexual settings to reduce stigma and prevent HIV transmission.

Published: 01/12/2011

HIV Positive gay sex

This booklet is about being gay, having HIV and sex. It has been written from a positive man’s perspective.

Published: 19/09/2011

Better to Know – An STIs Website for Young A&TSI Men and Women

The ‘Better to Know’ website is an online information space for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women. The website provides information on STIs, HIV, testing, treatment and a comprehensive list of clinic services.

Published: 14/09/2011

The Straighttalking website

This online resource is a best practice guide in HIV and sexual health promotion for workers in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sexual health.

Published: 06/08/2011

Top Tips For Living Well With HIV: A Plain English Guide

This resource is written in plain English for people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait origin, or people with low literacy skills. It provides important information for people living with HIV about the day-to-day management and treatment of HIV. It includes tips relevant to the lives and health of people living with HIV, along with links to related information and contact information.

Published: 01/02/2010

Ahead of Time: A Practical Guide for Growing Older with HIV

Information about HIV and the ageing process that is relevant to the lives and health of people living with and growing older with HIV. Developed by AFAO, NAPWA and ACON.

Published: 01/02/2010

Top Tips For Living Well with HIV

The Top Tips website provides important information to people living with HIV about the day-to-day management and treatment of HIV. It includes tips relevant to the lives and health of people living with HIV, along with links to related information and contact details of relevant organisations.

Published: 01/02/2010

The Yarns website

Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander personal stories from gay men and sistergirls. Available as audio to listen or download. The website includes HIV infomration and links to services.

Published: 01/01/2010

Out Late: A Guide for Older Men Coming Out

This resource provides information about sexual identity and coming out as an older gay man as well as important information about health and safe sex.

Published: 03/12/2009

Stop the Drama Downunder! A Sexual Health Guide for Gay Men

Information on each STI, including transmission, symptoms, testing and treatment, and things to consider if HIV-positive. It also contains other information on topics such as regular testing and what’s involved in a sexual health check, letting previous partners know, how to reduce the risk, and HIV and STI interactions.

Published: 30/11/2009

Real Time: The Truth About Fucking Without Condoms

This workbook style resource is designed to help gay men – both positive and negative – work out how to stay safe and avoid taking risks.

Published: 13/05/2009

HIV Balance

This campaign features the stories of six people living with HIV, in which they explore how they manage the balance between healthy living and HIV management

Published: 01/07/2008

Managing Side Effects

This resource contains useful information about managing side-effects through complementary therapy, medical and drug treatments. Also included is an extensive glossary of terms and information about how to find a qualified practitioner in various complementary medicine modalities.

Published: 01/01/2008

Treat Yourself Right

This resource is aimed specifically at HIV positive women. It provides information on a wide range of topics with a focus on health maintenance and treatments information for women. ARCHIVED – some information may be out of date

Published: 10/12/2007

You Are Not Alone – Vietnamese Language

This booklet in Vietnamese and English is for people who are newly diagnosed with HIV. First published 2000 but information is still relevant. Organisation contact list updated June 2015.

Published: 27/09/2007

Between The Sheets

This magazine for gay men takes a light-hearted and sometimes tongue-in-cheek look at HIV issues within relationships. ARCHIVED – some information may be out of date

Published: 01/06/2005

Taking Care of Yourself

‘Taking Care of Yourself’ covers a range of issues relevant to positive people including support, treatments, hospitalisation, and participating in medical and social research. ARCHIVED – some information may be out of date

Published: 15/01/2003

Q & A

Q & A is a booklet about opportunistic infections sometimes associated with HIV/AIDS. This booklet looks at some of these illnesses and conditions and provides information on how to treat and manage them. ARCHIVED – some information may be out of date

Published: 30/10/2001

At Home – Away

Tips for maintaining adherence to HIV treatments while travelling overseas. ARCHIVED – some information may be out of date

Published: 01/07/2001

The states you’re in

Information for HIV positive and HIV negative gay men who live in rural and regional areas, with a focus on travel, sex away from home, and the gay scene in Australian cities. ARCHIVED – some information may be out of date

Published: 01/06/2001

You Are Not Alone – Thai Language

This booklet in Thai and English is for people who are newly diagnosed with HIV. First published 2000 but information is still relevant. Organisation contact list updated June 2015.

Published: 27/10/2000

You Are Not Alone – Khmer Language

This booklet in Khmer and English is for people who are newly diagnosed with HIV. First published 2000 but information is still relevant. Organisation contact list updated June 2015.

Published: 27/10/2000

You Are Not Alone – Chinese Language

This booklet in Chinese and English is for people who are newly diagnosed with HIV. First published 2000 but information is still relevant. Organisation contact list updated June 2015.

Published: 27/09/2000

The Use of Sexually Explicit Materials in HIV/AIDS Initiatives Targeted at Gay Men: A guide for educators

This booklet aims to familiarise HIV educators with the development of and rationale for the use of sexually explicit materials in sexual health initiatives targeted at gay men; and to suggest approaches and strategies for responding to criticisms of such campaigns.

Published: 30/07/2000