Projects

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…

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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 increasing…

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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…

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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 principles…

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Enhancing NSP Service Delivery

The Enhancing NSP Service Delivery project builds from national consultations that AIVL conducted in 2015 and 2017 on peer experiences using various types of NSP outlets across Australia, such as peer-run NSPs, syringe dispensing machines,…

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