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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INHSU 2019 - 8th International Conference on Hepatitis Care in Substances Users

11 - 13 September 2019, Le Westin, Montreal, Canada

2 Weeks to Submit your Abstract!

New initiative to raise awareness of viral hepatitis for World Hepatitis Day this year:

Join us in requesting that Google mark World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, with a special Google Doodle sketch: https://t.co/b2IQpGGd98

Collaboration between government and civil society in #Australia has led to significant improvements in the availability of hepatitis C treatment and naloxone for people who use drugs: Carrie Fowlie, civil society rep from Australia #CND62 #CND2019 side event

Moving forward in #Australia, there is need to address key problem with top down and population wide solutions: they create groups of people who are difficult to reach, eg. access to controlled medicines: Carrie Fowlie #CND62 #CND2019 side event

David Laffan confirms Australian Government commitment to working closely with civil society on drug issues at #CND2019 side event

Chris Killick-Moran, Cth Dep Health: one of the clearest examples of civil society and government engagement in #Australia is the #AOD data collection and #research where most research is gathered by #civilsociety & academia

#CND2019 #cnd62 @NDARCNEWS @NDRIau

Civil society engagement has helped shift dialogue on #drugpolicy from focus on zero tolerance and punishment to public health, and ensured promotion of #human rights by #INCB and #UNODC: ⁦@HeatherHaase1⁩ on behalf of #CSTF at #CND62 side event coorganised with #Australia

Australia’s Department of Health @healthgovau coordinates & leads #Australia’s national #drugpolicy. @healthgovau has found that working with #CivilSociety to develop these policies delivers superior results - a message reinforced by panelists at today’s #CND2019 side event.


Townsville health professionals—Want to know more about working with people who inject drugs? Join a half-day workshop, 4 April, 'Putting Together the Puzzle: Stigma, Discrimination and Injecting Drug Use’ developed @aivl funded by the Commission https://t.co/mjIMBucEqJ

Happy #HarmonyWeek Everyone! Given the tragic recent events, lets take the opportunity to celebrate cultural diversity, inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone https://t.co/vJ2DqOvTI8