A new national HIV initiative has been launched in Melbourne and aims to put the power of PrEP into people’s hands.
Community members have been meeting with Jill Hennessy’s team to discuss the Victorian Government’s next steps around PrEP, with a recent meeting indicating she is in favour of expanding the trial.
Following the recent decision to expand NSW’s PrEP trial, Victorian politicians and advocates have called on Premier Daniel Andrews and Health Minister Jill Hennessy to follow suit.
News of a new Senate motion to look at fast tracking access to PrEP comes just as a new poster campaign is launched in Melbourne and Sydney by the same anonymous group behind the controversial “you can fuck raw” campaign in September.
IT’S now been 30 years since panic about AIDS culminated in a three-year-old girl with HIV being driven from her NSW Central Coast pre-school. Most Australians …
THE Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) recently held a forum earlier this week to discuss HIV prevention and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with a focus on the major …
PrEP’s success has been well-documented through global clinical trials and the impact it has had on the gay community since it was introduced in the US. Armed with this information, leading LGBTI health organisations in Australia — such as ACON — are now calling authorities to have PrEP approved and subsidised urgently, and there are simple reasons why. Matthew Wade reports.