Events

WAD 2016: Victorian Launch and Community Forum

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You’re invited to these FREE community events on World AIDS Day …


9:00AM: OFFICIAL COMMUNITY LAUNCH

Join us for the Victorian Launch of World AIDS Day 2016 featuring the Victorian Minister for Health, the Hon. Jill Hennessy MP, Associate Professor Edwina Wright and members of the Positive Speakers Bureau.

Venue: AMREP Lecture Theatre, 75 Commercial Road, Melbourne


11:00AM: COMMUNITY FORUM

HIV - THEN AND NOW: NO ONE LEFT BEHIND

Join our special panel moderated by Ro Allen, Victorian Commissioner for Gender and Sexuality, discussing the issues facing the community, diversity and inclusion.

Venue: AMREP Lecture Theatre, 75 Commercial Road, Melbourne

Introduction and welcome:

Richard Keane – President of Living Positive Victoria

Panel members:

  • Bruce Parnell - Principal Fellow, Centre for International Health, Burnet Institute
  • Joel Murray - Senior Policy and Research Officer, Living Positive Victoria.
  • Heather Mugwagwa- Peer support coordinator, Positive Women Victoria.
  • Jeremy Wiggins - Project Lead, Trans Health Projects Drug and Alcohol Projects, Victorian AIDS Council.

RSVP www.worldaidsday.com.au

6:00PM: REMEMBER, WORLD AIDS DAY MEMORIAL CEREMONY

Venue: Positive Living Centre, 51 Commercial Road, South Yarra

A commemorative service for our friends and relatives who died as a result of HIV and AIDS.

On December 1, tune into JOY 94.9 for the most comprehensive coverage World AIDS Day 2016 or download dedicated highlights on podcast. Visit joy.org.au.

Date & Time

Thursday, 1 December, 2016
9:00 AM AEDT

Venue

AMREP Lecture Theatre
75 Commercial Road
Melbourne VIC

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Tickets

Free community event

Accessibilty

Wheelchair access

Contact Details

For more information about this event, please contact:

Paul Rathbone

Head, Public Affairs & Development; Executive Officer; Government Relations

Telephone

+613 9282 2113

Email

prathbone@burnet.edu.au