The Canberra LGBTIQ Community Consortium (the Consortium) is pleased to present you with a report of the findings from a series of complex consultations undertaken by the Consortium over the last few months.
The Consortium is a partnership of four agencies brought together by the common goal of ensuring health, wellbeing, access, social inclusion and equity for Canberra’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) communities.
Community care teams in Australia will play an important part for ageing PLHIV diagnosed pre-1996.
Specialist community care teams will continue to play an important role for people living with HIV, particularly with clients who are ageing and were diagnosed before new treatments were introduced in 1996, new research shows.
Researchers found many people with HIV have experienced, and continue to experience, stigma and discrimination when seeking services to support them at home.
RDNS’ (Royal District Nursing Service) Melbourne-based HIV team, which supports 220 clients with an average age of 55, has published the findings in the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.
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Date 5 June 2017
The AIDS Action Council of the ACT is proud to announce Encampment will now be provided to Canberra's young under the Council's suite of services. Founded in 2013, Encampment is currently a non-residential camp for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) young people and their friends.
The AIDS Action Council has launched an awareness campaign around online safety and online bullying in the wake of recent incidents reported to the Council.
You may have seen news reports of men being targeted on dating/hook-up apps, then being intimidated and threatened in person by a group of people.
Some people feel that being online allows them to behave badly without fear of consequences. This is not the case. The Police are actively investigating recent attempts to intimidate men in Canberra because they were reported.