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Celebrate diversity and inclusion at IDAHOT spots

ACON is helping people and communities throughout NSW to mark this year’s International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) by supporting a range of projects and initiatives.

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Posted Thu, 08/05/2014 - 1:21pm by admin.

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2013 HIV data shows promising start to Ending HIV

ACON has welcomed newly released data which shows a reduction in HIV notifications in NSW during 2013, but says the information needs to be interpreted cautiously as efforts continue to end HIV transmission in the state by 2020.

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Posted Thu, 08/05/2014 - 12:25pm by admin.

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IDAHOT - Grant Recipients Selected

ACON's Anti-Violence Project has chosen the grant recipients from community groups or individuals wishing to create a local International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) event.

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Posted Thu, 08/05/2014 - 5:42am by admin.

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ACON Responds To Draft National HIV Strategy

The Australian Government's Department of Health released the current draft of Australia's 7th National HIV Strategy three weeks ago, calling for feedback from relevant stakeholders.

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Posted Tue, 06/05/2014 - 12:02pm by admin.

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UPDATE: STI testing guidelines for men who have sex with men (MSM)

STI testing Guidelines for men who have sex with men (MSM) have recently been updated. The ‘Australian Sexually Transmitted Infection and HIV Testing Guidelines for Asymptomatic Men Who Have Sex with Men 2014'have been developed to encourage regular STI screening of MSM including those with HIV, and those who do not have symptoms.

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Posted Fri, 02/05/2014 - 2:50pm by admin.

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Sydney Candlelight Memorial to commemorate loved ones lost to HIV/AIDS

Sydney's annual remembrance event for people lost to HIV/AIDS will take place again this year in May to coincide with International Candlelight Memorial Day on Sunday 18 May. The event is co-produced by ACON and Positive Life NSW and will be held at ACON's and Positive Life's Sydney offices at 414 Elizabeth St Surry Hills. The hour-long ceremony will begin at 3:30pm.

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Posted Wed, 30/04/2014 - 5:04pm by admin.

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WATCH: PBS Regulatory Barriers Removed for HIV+ Australians

WATCH: ACON and medical practice Holdsworth House have teamed up to help promote a recent change to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) which affects people with HIV. The change means that today anyone in Australia with HIV who has a Medicare card can receive subsidised treatment through the PBS.

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Posted Wed, 02/04/2014 - 12:28pm by admin.

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New Day For Bingay

ACON's popular fundraiser Disco Bingay is moving to Thursdays!

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Posted Fri, 28/03/2014 - 2:04pm by admin.

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LGBTI Community Organisations Welcome Moves To Expunge Historical Convictions

The NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby (GLRL), ACON and the Inner City Legal Centre (ICLC) have today welcomed the announcement by the O'Farrell Government that they will introduce a Private Members Bill to establish a process enabling people convicted of consensual homosexual intercourse, prior to decriminalisation, to have their records expunged. The Bill will also enable people convicted under unequal age of consent laws, which were in place until 2003, to have their convictions removed.

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Posted Thu, 27/03/2014 - 10:04am by admin.

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Rainbow Seniors Get Ready For Some Afternoon Delight

Want to see what happens when hundreds of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) senior citizens get friendly in the dark? Then get along to a delightful afternoon that's set to put the silver back into the silver screen.

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Posted Fri, 07/03/2014 - 3:35pm by admin.

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