Deposit H6 - Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

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Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations


  • 1985 - 1999 (Creation)

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10.6 m

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(1985 -)

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The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations was formed at the first AIDS Conference in Melbourne on 17 November 1985 by the state-based AIDS Councils. Other members of the federation are the National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS (NAPWA), the Australian IV League, the Anwernekenhe National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander HIV/AIDS Alliance (ANA), and Scarlet Alliance, the Australian Sex Workers Association. The federation provides leadership, coordination and support to Australia's policy, advocacy and health promotion response to HIV/AIDS. It is also active in the Asia Pacific region.

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Minutes of the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations and its constituent members, correspondence and administrative files, project files, audiovisual material and printed material.


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Entered from deposit description 22 November 2012




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