AIVL Member Organisations

AIVL has member organisations in each of Australia’s states and territories. Our current members are:

ACT’s peer-based drug user and drug treatment consumer organisation. The Connection is CAHMA’s Aboriginal program run by and for the Aboriginal community of Canberra. CAHMA and The Connection seek to engage people with the alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector and related community and social services to improve health and well being of people who use drugs. CAHMA runs a drop-in centre offering the community peer education and health promotion activities, naloxone training, case management and related programs.

Provides education, practical support, information and advocacy to current and past users of illicit drugs. HRVic seeks to improve the way people who use drugs are treated in the broader community as well as by medical, community and government services to promote a culture of safer drug use.

Hepatitis SA runs a full-time CNP at Hackney as well as having a 24 hour accessible syringe vending machine on-site. Also provides full-time CNP peers at 3 CNP sites, Noarlunga, Salisbury and Port Adelaide. The CNP peer workers all have personal experience and knowledge around injecting drug use and have information on hepatitis B, hepatitis C and other BBV’s.

NTAHC is the key non-government organisation working in the area of BBV’s, education and support in the NT, with offices in Darwin and Alice Springs. Also delivers a range of programs aimed at preventing the transmission of BBV’s in urban and remote communities via health promotion and one on one care and support. NTAHC staff are recruited from within the priority populations with which the organisation works.

Governed, staffed and led by people with lived experience of drug use. NUAA provides education, practical support, information and advocacy as well as innovative harm reduction services for people in NSW. NUAA has a dedicated position for an Aboriginal Peer Support Worker located in the Nepean Blue Mountains Health District.

Provides non-judgemental, friendly peer based support, information and education, advocacy and harm reduction services and services aimed at reducing the transmission of BBVs and STIs associated with drug use amongst the community in WA. The organisation has offices in Perth and Bunbury, with services including NSP, free Hep C treatment and vaccinations for Hepatitis A and B, free sexual health and BBV testing.

Operating on a peer-based philosophy, QuIVAA encourages and supports current and former injectors and illicit drug users to be active and provide input into strategic responses and policy development in relation to drug use in Queensland.

QuIHN provides three primary NSPs across QLD (Gold coast, Brisbane, and Sunshine Coast), as well as offering range of councelling programs and support services. QuIHN prvides bulk billed General Practice (GP) primary health care services from its Brisbane office. Also offers individual clinical counselling, therapeutic and psychosocial groups and produces a number of publications.

  • Tasmanian Users Health and Support League (currently no website, email us at info@aivl.org and we’ll put you in touch).

Is an unfunded, peer-based, community organisation, member of TUHSL work to advance the health of people who use drugs across Tasmania through both individual and systematic advocacy activities. TUHSL has a strong harm reduction focus and aims to prevent BBV transmission, address stigma and discrimination, provide practical support, education and advocacy.