Deposit H10 - Geoffrey Harrison collection

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H10

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Geoffrey Harrison collection

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  • 1973 - 1999 (Creation)

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7.3 m

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(1954 -)

Biographical history

Geoffrey Harrison worked in Melbourne as a publicist in the performing arts field including for comedy festivals and theatrical and musical performances and tours from 1983 to 1990. From 1991 he concentrated on publicity for Human Immunodeficiency Virus / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) awareness programs and campaigns through print, radio, and events. He was involved in a number of advocacy and advisory groups including the Victorian AIDS Council, the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP), the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations, the National People Living with AIDS Coalition and its successor the National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS (as Convenor of People Living with AIDS Victoria).

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Records relating to Harrison's work and advocacy relating to Human Immunodeficiency Virus / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) including papers of the Victorian AIDS Council, the Gay Men's Health Centre, the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT-UP), the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations, the National People Living with AIDS Coalition and its successor the National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS; publicity material including posters for specific AIDS-related events and campaigns; diaries and notebooks; photographic material; audio and videotapes of AIDS-related radio programs, publicity and theatre performances; files, albums and posters relating to promotional work for the performing arts; printed material; and computer disks and printouts.

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Archives staff will need to request permission from the owner of the records before access can be given

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Entered from deposit description 23 November 2012

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