HIV Australia 2021

Find on this page commissioned articles, audio interviews, and editorials about the latest in HIV, from both a local and global perspective.


Factors influencing coverage of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in Australia

Drawing on peer-reviewed literature, health promotion and policy documents, and interviews with key informants in Australia (supplemented by comparative interviews with informants from other countries), this essay analyses current and historical factors influencing PrEP access and uptake in Australia.

HIV Prevention Needs of Trans and Gender Diverse People in Australia

Trans and gender diverse people were, rightly, named as a priority population in the Eighth National HIV Strategy 2018-2022. This strategy has the aim of ‘virtually eliminating’ HIV transmission in Australia during ‘the life of the strategy’. Understanding the specific sexual health needs of trans and gender diverse people, as well as experiences in seeking healthcare services, is a critical issue to be addressed if Australia is to meet this ambitious goal.