Upcoming Events

Throughout the year the AIDS Action Council hosts and participates in a wide range of community and industry events. Our events are often planned in consultation to respond to identified community needs. See below for information on our upcoming events. 

 

STRIP Clinic: sexual health testing 2019

STRIP Clinic: sexual health testing 2019

Free, simple and accessible sexual health testing available across the ACT throughout 2019

STRIP Clinic provides simple, quick and free STI testing for people across the territory. Provided by the exceptional nursing staff from Canberra Sexual Health Centre, STRIP Clinic is an excellent tool to add to your Sexual Health Tool Kit. Find out more via the link below.

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Play & Pleasure 2019

Play & Pleasure 2019

When: February - March 2019
Where: AIDS Action Council Training Room
RSVP: Essential

Play & Pleasure creates a fun, social and informal environment to share ideas about sex positivity and how to achieve a more healthy relationship, while providing up to date information and fulfilling skills to take home and improve your own sex life! Find out more and RSVP via the link below.

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Rainbow Families Dance Party

Rainbow Families Dance Party

When: 30 March 2019
Where: Hughes Primary School
RSVP: essential

We welcome all Rainbow families and allies to join staff and volunteers along with friends of the Council for the first Rainbow Families event of 2019! Kids DJ, face painting, story time, kids activities and more! Tickets are essential. Find out more via the link below.

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Fostering Families: LGBTIQ carers and fostering

Fostering Families: LGBTIQ carers and fostering

When: 2 April 2019
Where: AIDS Action Council Function Room, 85 Northbourne Ave, Turner
RSVP: essential

Hosted by AIDS Action Council and ACT Together, a community panel of LGBTI carers will discuss their experiences of fostering. Come and hear about the different types of care available, from providing care for a weekend, to a forever home for a child. Find out more below.

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1985: Special Preview Screening

1985: Special Preview Screening

When: 23 April 2019
Where: Dendy Cinema, Canberra
RSVP: essential - limited seats available

We invite members and friends of the Council to a free special preview screening of Yen Tan's 1985 at Dendy Canberra, proudly supported by Icon Film Distribution. Read more about this event via the link below.

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36th International Candlelight Memorial

36th International Candlelight Memorial

When: 19 May 2019

AIDS Action Council will join our community and organisations around the world to remember the friends and family we have lost, and raise awareness with this year’s theme Intensifying the fight for Health and Rights.

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Fair Day 2019

Fair Day 2019

When: 2 November 2019
Where: Gorman House, Braddon

Fair Day is Canberra's biggest LGBTIQ celebration! Stay tuned for more information about what we've got planned for 2019, and how you can get involved!

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World AIDS Day 2019

World AIDS Day 2019

1 December 2019
More information to follow. Click the link below to find out more about World AIDS Day in 2018. Contact our office to discuss getting involved in planning events for World AIDS Day 2019.

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