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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Australia can end HIV transmissions in four short years.

This previously unthinkable achievement is entirely within reach, but only if the new policy settings and investment which Agenda 2025 calls for are implemented.

You can find out more here https://www.afao.org.au/our-work/agenda-2025/

Civil Society - HLM 2021-Virtual Side Event!
Sharing case studies for change: Celebrating and
learning from civil society-led responses to #HIV
and #COVID19 in Asia and the Pacific
https://unaids-ap.org/2021/06/03/sharing-case-studies-for-change-celebrating-and-learning-from-civil-society-led-responses-to-hiv-and-covid-19-in-asia-and-the-pacific/ via @UNAIDS_AP #HLM2021AIDS

#VH2021 lived experience panel:

Calls for a national policy & advocacy mechanism for people with living with #hepatitisB

This is priority 2 in the #VH2021 Action Plan:

Let’s commit to a session at next year’s conference to report back on progress!


Harini Walthati presenting AIVL’s new resource aimed at educating the aged care sector on the needs of people who use/injecting drugs as they age #VH2021

Chris Gough from @CAHMA_ACT reminds us of the importance of involving community in genuine and meaningful ways ("Nothing About Us Without Us"). Cites the perfect example of Yolŋu community involvement and translation of messages for the #HepBStory. #YolŋuMatha #VH2021

Harini Walthati @aivl “a place of their own” - ageing and drug use. Training podcast for aged care workers. Built in report.


Dedicated to Jude who drive this work. #VH2021

At the #VH2021 with Esha Leydon from @quihn and what a insightful presentation she outlined on, Patient perspectives on testing methods. #healthpromotion #harmreduction #2030accord

Esha Leyden from #QuIHN with a great account of lived experience, and what a difference peer support and harm reduction can play in the lives of people. #HarmReduction #VH2021

There’s much we can learn from peer workers and lived experience. Thanks Esha Leyden (#QuIHN). Person-centered care including point-of-care testing and accurate information can address so many barriers. “We need to scale up testing and start thinking outside the box.” #VH2021


Chris Gough @CAHMA_ACT Exec Director & @aivl Board showcases peer organisations and programs Australia-wide at #VH2021

Contingency management and #hepatitisC testing & treatment initiatives were highlighted