AIVL’s online NSP Directory provides an Australia wide listing of NSPs and other related services – with links to Google Maps – to enable people to locate services more easily.



Confused about new laws and their impact on you? AIVL's Legal Guide provides an easy to understand listing of different laws which affect drug users in each state.


Welcome to AIVL

The Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) is the Australian national peak organisation representing the state and territory peer-based drug user organisations and issues of national relevance for people with lived experience of drug use. AIVL’s purpose is to advance the health of people who use/have used illicit drugs.

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Congratulations @GregDore2 @KirbyInstitute - very deserving. Thank you for your ongoing contribution to the community.

Did you know Australian Needle Syringe Programs #NSPs distributed 52.5m needles & syringes to an estimated population of 75,178 people who inject drugs in 2018/19? Learn more in the latest Needle Syringe Program National Minimum Data Collection Report 2019 https://kirby.unsw.edu.au/report/needle-syringe-program-national-minimum-data-collection-report-2019

AIVL welcomes the findings and recommendations of the ACT Healthy Prison Review which talks about the need for a prison needle and syringe program and Naloxone access. @Prisonblogger @PeningtonNews @Prison_Health #harmreduction


Stigma remains a barrier to people engaging with hep C treatment. Sharing stories which humanise hep C is a step in the right direction. Thanks @SofiaRB_88 #hepcfree #NOhep @GlobalHep

Now find on our website @AIVL's
Annual Report - http://aivl.org.au/strategic-plan/
New resource - A Hidden Population - http://aivl.org.au/resources/

The national HIV strategy aims for the virtual elimination of HIV transmission by 2022.

Canberra to increase HIV funding, list groundbreaking drug treatment @GregHuntMP @napwha @KirbyInstitute https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/canberra-to-increase-hiv-funding-list-groundbreaking-drug-treatment-20191126-p53e8x.html via @smh

Nice launch for HIV awareness week- parliament house Canberra today, well done @afao great announcements by @GregHuntMP permanent MACBBVS, funding and list of new drugs great talk by Dawn Casey @NACCHOAustralia expert panel here @carlatreloar @KirbyInstitute @TheDohertyInst

Today sex workers in NT & Australia celebrate the passing of the Sex Industry Bill 2019 in NT Parliament. This bill fully decriminalises sex work providing sex workers with access to the same workplace health & safety protections as other Territorians.

@aivl Lauren Bradley telling #APSAD delegates that custodial settings require better #harmreduction and continuity of #hepC care when leaving #prison if we are to #eliminate hepatitis C #prisonsneednsp

Great session on #HCV among PWID @APSADConf #APSAD focusing on research (@BehzadHajari and Dr. Marshall @KirbyInstitute), practice, and community (@aivl and Peer Based HR WA). Key messages: 1) Importance of peers to support engagement; 2) Focus on drug user health (not just HCV)