The Kirby Institute for infection and immunity in society was formed on the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research (NCHECR). Named for former High Court judge Michael Kirby AC, the Kirby Institute now fulfils a much broader role than was first imagined in 1986 when the three National Centres in HIV research were formed in response to the then-emerging and little understood HIV pandemic.
The Centre for Social Research in Health is a specialist research centre within UNSW. CSRH is internationally recognised for its contribution to the Australian response to HIV and hepatitis.
The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) is the peak non-government organisation representing Australia's community based response to HIV/AIDS. The site contains up to date information about living with HIV/AIDS, treatments and links to sites overseas.
The Australasian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM) is the peak organisation of health professionals in Australia and New Zealand who work in HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections. The site provides information about the HIV/HCV continuing medical education project for medical practitioners seeking HIV S100 prescribing rights, hepatitis C education and other current education programs as well as links to related sites.
Hepatitis Australia is the lead national agency for people with hepatitis C and other chronic viral hepatitis. The site contains resources including a large hepatitis C database.
National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS (NAPWHA) is the national peak organisation representing people living with HIV/AIDS in Australia.
Scarlet Alliance, Australian Sex Workers Association, through our objectives, policies and programs, aims to achieve equality, social, legal, political, cultural and economic justice for past and present workers in the sex industry, in order for sex workers to be self-determining agents, building their own alliances and choosing where and how they work.
The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) is a leading national and an international Centre for research on sexuality, health and gender and for research training in these fields. It also aims to achieve international recognition for knowledge transfer into policy and practice.
The Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) is the national peak organisation representing the state and territory drug user organisations and issues of national significance for people who use or have used illicit drugs.
Anex is an independent, not-for-profit health organisation dedicated to reducing the harms associated with drug use, including, injecting drug use, alcohol misuse, and pharmaceutical substance misuse. Anex upholds the Australian government’s commitment to harm reduction as an essential element of its harm minimization strategy on drugs.