Ngalawi Djardi 'Sit & Yarn' - 2012 HIV Health Retreat Report
The aim of the retreat was to increase the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people living with HIV and to help reduce the impact of HIV on them and their communities.
Ngalawi Djardi 'Sit & Yarn' - 2011 HIV Health Retreat Report
The theme for the 2011 Retreat was "Pre Festive Season Relaxation" and there was a strong focus this year on relaxation, caring for yourself and increasing wellbeing.
Mardi Gras Parade 2012 First Australians Float: True Love... Tru! Report
Thank you to everyone who came along in the First Australian's float TRUE LOVE... TRU!!
You made the float the best one every! A special thank you to the three Aboriginal community Elders who came along and rode in the flash red Cadillac - Aunty Laura Sabatino, Uncle Jeffrey Samuels and Uncle Jim Morrison.
Thank you for showing us the way!
New Aboriginal Women's Resource
"Tell ya sisters HIV is not a thing of the past" - this is the message of our new Aboriginal women's HIV awareness postcard. The artwork on the card was created by Karla Dickens and shown in an exhition of Aboriginal lesbians' work at Boomalli Aboriginal Artists' Cooperative for the 2007 Mardi Gras season. Curator, Bonny Briggs named the show '3 in 10' to highlight the fact that 3 out of every 10 people in the Indigenous community newly diagnosed with HIV are women, compared to 1 in 10 in the non - Indigenoous community.
2010 Aboriginal Retreat Report
The aim of the retreat was to increase the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people living with HIV and to help reduce the impact of HIV on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their communities.
Download: 2010 Aboriginal Retreat Report
Transgenderism within Indigenous Australian society is invisible. This storytelling documentary delves into the lives of four Indigenous sistergirls. The sistergirls tell their unique journeys and the many issues they have faced that also impact on many other sistergirls' lives. Get your copy today from your local Aboriginal Sexual Health Worker or ACON branch.
Tel: 9206 2000
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Retreat 2011
We are inviting applications for ACON's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander HIV+ Health Retreat to be held at the Sydney Academy of Sport and Recreation at Narrabeen from Friday 16 December until Monday 19 December 2011.
Download: Information Sheet 2012
Download: Application form 2012
Aboriginal Project 2011 Mardi Gras Parade Report and Evaluation
Working With Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Gay Men, Lesbians and Sistergirls
ACON has investigated the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander gay men, lesbians and sistergirls who are seeking experience and employment in the entertainment industry.
However You Wanna See Me, I'm Just Me
This is a resource for combating homophobia and transphobia for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Gay Men, Lesbians and Sistergirls. The stories in this booklet tell of finding support from our friends, peers and organisations.
Download: However You Wanna See Me, I’m Just Me
Meeting the Needs of Aboriginal People at risk of acquiring HIV and Living with HIV in New South Wales in a non Aboriginal community organisation
This poster outlines the why and how of ACON's work with Aboriginal people as well as our future directions.
Contact: ACON's Aboriginal Project
Tel: (02) 9206 2042
Free Call: 1800 063 060
Hearing Impaired: (02) 9283 2088