World Hepatitis Day Oration 2018

24 July 2018

World Hepatitis Day Oration: Renewed Calls for Needle & Syringe Program in ACT Prison

World Hepatitis Day takes place every year on the 28th of July. The theme for 2018 was ‘Finding The Missing Millions’. Worldwide, 300 million


Stigma and Discrimination

A core part of AIVL’s mission is to challenge the stigmatising attitudes and discriminatory behaviour that many people who use/have used illicit drugs experience as part of daily life.

Most recently, we have developed an online training module t


Aboriginal People who Inject Drugs and Harm Reduction

The Being Real project undertakes a national program of consultations with Aboriginal communities and Aboriginal people who inject drugs to understand harm reduction issues for Aboriginal people, gaps in service delivery and challenges in in


Custodial Settings and Hepatitis C

Lack of evidence-based harm reduction tools, such as needle and syringe programs, in custodial settings, in addition to over policing of people who use drugs, contributes to a significantly higher rate of hepatitis C among people in custodial setting


Peer Workforce Capacity Building

The Peer Workforce Capacity Building project aims to enhance opportunities for people with lived experience of illicit drug use to effectively participate in both peer-run and non-peer run organisations.

The project defines best practice