NSP DIRECTORY

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.

THE NSP DIRECTORY

THE LAW AND YOUR RIGHTS

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.

THE LAW AND YOUR RIGHTS

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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@WHO & #CivilSociety dialogue:

- Importance of peers, affected communities, people who use drugs in the delivery of essential services inc #HarmReduction

- UN Common Position implementation being led by the Task Team including to #UN country teams

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Focus on HIV *only* in @UNODC Strategy 2021-25 outcomes is concerning given the #WorldDrugReport 2020 says:

~11.3 mil people inject drugs
~1 mil people who inject drugs are living w #HIV
~5.5 mil people are living w #hepatitisC

Strategy ➡️ https://bit.ly/3uQhiCy

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Did you miss our April 12 #CND side event with @INPUD due to pesky time zones? Never fear, you can catch us all talking #DrugDecrim and #harmreduction on this nifty recording. It's a must watch! #drugpolicy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nd4e-dFJIgg&feature=youtu.be

New research on treatment-as-prevention for #hepatitisC in prison. Found: support for treatment & prevention-as-prevention (harm reduction, needle and syringe programs)

My comment: Treatment *only* is unethical & inconsistent w/ evidence and the National Hepatitis C Strategy https://twitter.com/CSRH_UNSW/status/1379959240253562884

Dear All
Our friend Rebecca Vassarotti MLA has delivered an adjournment speech paying tribute to Jude Byrne in the ACT Legislative Assembly on Tuesday 30 March 2021.
@RebeccaVassarot @nuaansw @HRV_Aust

To listen, please follow the link - https://aivl-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/hariniw_aivl_org_au/EVKSLaWrfTJCgLnSrbgY9sMBuxy-sXLgDxhRh2Y2oQDCag?e=ICmU3P

PLEASE RT.

We're saddened at reports that the NDIS Minister is considering excluding FASD from the NDIS.

@stuartrobertmp, people with FASD and their families already struggle to use the NDIS. They count on the Govt to do more to help them – not less.

https://fare.org.au/fare-and-nofasd-raise-concern-about-reports-on-exclusion-of-fasd-from-ndis-eligibility/

Final report: ACT Medically Supervised Injecting Facility Feasibility Study
https://www.miragenews.com/final-report-act-medically-supervised-injecting-534258/

ACT Medically Supervised Injecting Facility Feasibility Study
https://health.act.gov.au/about-our-health-system/data-and-publications/reports/act-medically-supervised-injecting-facility?utm_source=miragenews&utm_medium=miragenews&utm_campaign=news

Check out "Inaugural David Cooper Lecture | Dr Anthony S. Fauci"

From the HIV/AIDS epidemic to the COVID-19 pandemic, what have we learnt and what do we still need to learn?

Wednesday, 14 April @ 6.30pm AEST

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/inaugural-david-cooper-lecture-dr-anthony-s-fauci-registration-147024150191?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=estw&utm-source=tw&utm-term=listing @Eventbrite

AFAO is looking to fill four new exciting positions!  

For more information, position descriptions and application details visit our careers page.

https://www.afao.org.au/careers/