Media releases


AFAO applauds ACT action to decriminalise distribution of safe injecting equipment Tuesday 10 May 2016 

New prevention pill approved that could end HIV Friday 9 May2016

Zaburoni v The Queen Joint Media Release: AFAO, HIV/AIDS Legal Centre (HALC), National Association of people With HIV Australia (NAPWHA) 6 April 2016

New AFAO resource for HIV-positive women: Living Well: Women with HIV Wednesday 9 March 2016

PrEP is an essential HIV prevention strategy Monday 29 February 2016 

AFAO welcomes Darryl O'Donnell as new Executive Director Tuesday 9 February 2016



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AFAO welcomes PBS funding of hepatitis C drugs Monday 21 December 2015

World AIDS Day Joint Statement on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Tuesday 1 December 2015

Treatment now recommended for all people with HIV Monday 14 September 2015

Snapshot of HIV in Australia in 2014: report shows more work required to reach target of reduced HIV infections by 2020 Monday Monday 14 September

We are on the right track with early treatment: AFAO Thursday 28 May 2015

New President for AFAO Thursday 21 May

AFAO welcomes formation of sexual health network for trans men Wednesday 22 April 2015

Concern over Medicare changes and the fight against HIV Thursday 15 January

Asia-Pacific infections still too high Friday 30 January



Statement regarding the loss of flight MH17 18 July 2014

HIV stats confirm need for decisive action to achieve zero new diagnoses by 2020 Thursday, 17 July 2014

Target to end new HIV infections by 2020 Monday, 7 July 2014

AFAO pays tribute to outgoing NAPWHA Executive Director, Jo Watson Friday 9 May 2014

Study shows that HIV treatment prevents transmission of HIV in both gay and heterosexual couples Friday, 7 March 2014

AFAO to seek review of TGA decision rejecting application to reduce blood ban deferral period for gay men Thursday, 30 January 2014

AFAO congratulates HIV/AIDS response pioneer Don Baxter on Australia Day honours Sunday, 26 January 2014

AFAO Media release archive