The changes will lead to an increase of young people accessing important sexual health services without fear of arrest
The Queensland Government has announced it will provide $6 million over four years to expand the state-wide pre-exposure prophylaxis (QPrEP) project.
While the rest of Australia excelled during the early response to the HIV and AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, one state government dragged its LGBTI citizens down during their greatest hour of need. David Alexander speaks to three key figures involved in the fight against homophobia and discrimination during the time of the Joh Bjelke-Petersen government.
BREAKING: The Queensland government will expand the size of its PrEP trial following the establishment of a working group.
Following Victoria and NSW’s recent PrEP trial expansions, Queensland’s Health Minister is not ruling out a similar increase but is facing a call to act soon by the state’s AIDS council.
Representatives from across the LGBTI community agree that the first LGBTI roundtable with a Queensland government in five years was a productive start to a reinvigorated relationship.