While there has been a decline in rates among Australian-born men, rates among overseas-born men have slightly increased.
“No matter who you are, where you are, or which HIV prevention method you use: regular testing is who we are and what we do. HIV testing is embedded in our culture.”
For the first time in Australia the plan acknowledges women, trans, and gender diverse people as priority populations.
The new policy will mean gay men can donate blood one year after their last sexual contact with another man.
As well as the return of a candlelight vigil in Brisbane’s CBD, a new online series exploring the lives of people living with HIV has also just been launched.