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New South Wales has 31 events

Positive Life NSW WAD 2017

Where and when?

  • 12.00pm - 2.00pm
    Friday, 1 December 2017
  • 405 Crown Street
    SURRY HILLS
    SYDNEY NSW view map

About the event

This World AIDS Day, Positive Life is launching our HIV Peer Led Partner Notification project, which has been developed in partnership with the NSW Ministry of Health and Sydney Sexual Health Information Link (SHIL).

RSVP:
Neil Fraser on 02 9206 2177 or
Email: Positive Life
by 5pm, Tuesday 28 November 2017

Website: Positive Life

Remember Me HIV

Where and when?

  • 6.00pm - 9.30pm
    Friday, 8 December 2017
  • QEII Square
    Dean Street
    ALBURY NSW view map

About the event

An evening of entertainment, speakers, and art. Panels of the AIDS quilt will be on display.

Contact Helen Best on:
Phone: 02 60581846 or
Email: Helen Best

Facebook: search Remember Me HIV:: on the border

People are encouraged to wear red. Food & drink will be available for purchase.

World AIDS Day Information Stall - Sutherland Hospital

Where and when?

  • 9.00am - 12 noon
    2 December 2017
  • The Sutherland Hospital
    The Kingsway
    CARINGBAH NSW view map

About the event

A stall in the main entrance of The Sutherland Hospital providing information and resources about HIV to hospital staff and the general public.

Contact:
Email: Maria Bergin

Red Ribbons and health promotion resources will be available.

World AIDS Day at Lou's Place

Where and when?

  • 10.00am - 11.30am
    Wednesday, 29 November 2017
  • Lou's Place
    182 Victoria Street
    POTTS POINT NSW view map

About the event

Lou's Place invite all women to hear a female Positive Speaker from the Speakers Bureau speak on her personal experience about living with HIV. Question time and Morning Tea will follow.

Contact:
Lou's Place Reception
Phone: 9358 4553

Lou's Place is a safe place for women, so this WAD event is open to women only. Gift of a red candle will be presented to help remember those who are still surviving or those who have passed on.

Quiz Cupcake Morning - Kings Cross

Where and when?

  • 8.00am - 10.00am
    Friday, 1 December 2017
  • El-Alamein Memorial Fountain
    Darlinghurst Rd
    KINGS CROSS
    SYDNEY NSW view map

About the event

A stall promoting WAD - what WAD stands for, mythbuster quiz, cupcakes, and conversation.

Contact:
Sarah Hiley

People are encouraged to drop by and show support or help engage the local community in conversation.

World AIDS Day Information Stall - Sydney Hospital

Where and when?

  • From 10.00am
    Friday, 1 December 2017
  • Sydney Hospital
    Macquarie Street
    SYDNEY CBD NSW view map

About the event

A stall in front of Sydney Hospital distributing Red Ribbons and providing information about HIV to passers-by.

Contact:
Emial: Heather McCormack

Red Ribbons and health promotion resources will be available. People are encouraged to wear red.

World AIDS Day Health Promotion - Surry Hills

Where and when?

  • From 8.00am
    Friday, 1 December 2017
  • The Langton Centre OTP
    591 South Dowling Street
    SURRY HILLS NSW view map

About the event

Chocolate wheel, HIV/BBV testing, information, food.

Contact:
Email: Chloe Turner

WAD merchandise, prizes for chocolate wheel engagement, blood borne virus testing on site.

Picnic in the Park - Wollongong

Where and when?

  • 2.00pm - 4.00pm
    Saturday, 2 December 2017
  • McCabe Park
    WOOLONGONG NSW view map

About the event

An afternoon in the park for people with HIV. LGBTI people and allies to come together and commemorate World AIDS Day. The picnic will include live acoustic music by 3 different performers, face-painting for kids, local drag queen performers acting as MCs and collecting fundraising donations, and a limited number of stalls from local sexual health promotion and testing services (namely the HARP Unit and Port Kembla Sexual Health).

Contact:
Email: John Casey
Phone: 02 9206 2113

This event brings community together in fun and relaxed way to spend an afternoon and show your support for the LGBTI community.

Red Ribbon Goes to Market - Surry Hills

Where and when?

  • 10.00am - 2.00pm
    Saturday, 2 December 2017
  • SHNC Community Markets
    Shannon Reserve
    SURRY HILLS NSW view map

About the event

Red Ribbon Day stall at the SHNC Community Markets aims to highlight World AIDS Day within the market’s community, and to promote HIV awareness through fun activities (quiz and games). It is a fun day that helps normalize discussion of HIV, safe sex, and safe drug use issues in informal settings.

Contact:
Email: Stephen Lunny

Coogee Family Fun Day – WAD Information Stall

Where and when?

  • 9.00am onwards
    Saturday, 2 December 2017
  • Goldstein Reserve
    Coogee Beach
    Dolphin Street
    COOGEE NSW view map

About the event

The information stall is a good opportunity to offer a range of resources, brochures and information particularly to younger people aged 16 - 25years who may have limited knowledge about HIV/AIDS and to encourage this cohort to educate themselves about HIV and the action they can take to reduce the transmission of HIV.

Contact:
Email:Frida Kitas

HIV Information stall - Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Where and when?

  • 9.00am - 4.00pm
    Friday, 1 December 2017
  • Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
    Hospital Entrance Foyer
    Missendon Road
    CAMPERDOWN NSW 2050 view map

About the event

A stall in the entrance of RPA Hospital providing information and resources about HIV to hospital staff and the general public.

Contact:
Email: Rosalind Moxham
Phone: 02 9395 0444

World AIDS Day 2017 at Concord Hospital

Where and when?

  • 10.00am - 2.00pm
    Thursday 30 November 2017
  • Concord Hospital
    Hospital Road
    CONCORD NSW 2139 view map

About the event

Information stall with free information and resources including red ribbons. Complete an educational quiz and enjoy a red ribbon cupcake.

Contact:
Email: Lisa Yip

Ending HIV Red Ribbon Appeal - Various Locations Across NSW

Where and when?

  • 8.00am - 6.00pm
    Wednesday 29 November 2017 - Friday 1 December 2017
  • Various locations
    NSW view map

About the event

In the lead up to, and including World AIDS Day, volunteers will be selling red ribbons ($3), wristbands ($5), enamel pins ($5) and diamante pins ($10) at selected locations throughout Sydney and regional NSW.

Contact:
Email: David Wilkins
Website: Red Ribbon Appeal

For more info, contact ACON David Wilkins on (02) 9206 2000

Hats Off! Charity Concert

Where and when?

  • 7.30pm
    Monday, 20 November 2017
  • Sydney Lyric
    55 Pirrama Road
    Pyrmont NSW view map

About the event

World AIDS Day charity concert. Stars of stage, musical theatre and cabaret come together to raise funds for ACON and BGF.

Contact:
Email: David Wilkins
Website: ART Gallery NSW

Tix from $69. Book at Ticketmaster

Red Sunday at Beresford

Where and when?

  • Starts at 3.00pm
    Sundy, 26 November 2017
  • Beresford Hotel
    354 Bourke Street
    SURRY HILLS NSW view map

About the event

Annual World AIDS Day fundraiser hosted by the Beresford Hotel. Feat. drag performances, prizes and Red Ribbon merchandise.

Contact:
Email: Nathan Sullivan
Website: Red Ribbon Appeal

Art, Strength, Resilience: World AIDS Day Forum

Where and when?

  • Starts 7.30pm
    Wednesday, 29 November 2017
  • Art Gallery Road
    SYDNEY NSW view map

About the event

Sydney queer photographers explore the role of photography in capturing LGBTI culture. Revisit key moments in Sydney’s LGBTI history through the eyes of people that captured them. Presented by ACON and the Art Gallery of NSW in association with Robert Mapplethorpe: the perfect medium.

Contact:
Email: Jonathon
Website: ART Gallery NSW

Free event, RSVP essential

Bears at The Bank

Where and when?

  • From 3.00pm
    Sunday, 26 November 2017
  • Bank Hotel
    324 King Street
    NEWTOWN NSW view map

About the event

The Harbour City Bears will be hitting the Bank Hotel in Newtown to sell red ribbon merchandise and take donations for the Red Ribbon Appeal.

Contact:
Email: Maria Christodoulou
Website: Red Ribbon Appeal

‘Tom of Finland’ World AIDS Day charity screening 

Where and when?

  • Starts 7.00pm
    Thursday, 30 November 2017
  • Palace Central Sydney
    Central Park Mall
    28 Broadway
    CHIPPENDALE NSW view map

About the event

See the critically-acclaimed film Tom of Finland at a special World AIDS Day benefit screening. Tickets $25 (includes film, drink at the door and a donation to the Red Ribbon Appeal). Book at acon.org.au/tofmovie

Contact:
Email:  Brent Clifton
Website: Red Ribbon Appeal

The Red Party

Where and when?

  • Starts 9.00pm
    Friday, 1 December 2017
  • Stonewall Hotel
    175 Oxford Street
    DARLINGHURST NSW view map

About the event

Come out on World AIDS Day and wear red at Stonewall Hotel’s annual Red Party. Sydney’s leading drag performers will donate their time and talents in support of the Red Ribbon Appeal. Entry is $5 donation to ACON at the door. Red Ribbon merchandise will also be available for purchase.

Contact: Email: Glenn Hansen
Website: Red Ribbon Appeal

The Bears Red Ribbon Appeal at Kinselas

Where and when?

  • Starts 8.00pm
    Friday 1 December 2017
  • Kinselas Hotel
    383 Bourke Street
    DARLINGHURST NSW view map

About the event

On World AIDS Day (December 1) look out for the Harbour City Bears, who will be selling red ribbons ($3), wristbands ($5), enamel pins ($5) and diamante pins ($10) and taking donations at Kinselas during their weekly Den Night.

Contact:
Email: Maria Christodoulou
Website: Red Ribbon Appeal

Ending HIV Red Ribbon Appeal - NSW Northern Rivers

Where and when?

  • Friday 24 November - Friday 1 December 2017
  • Various locations
    NSW Northern Rivers view map

About the event

Red Ribbons will be available throughout the week from ACON Northern Rivers at 27 Uralba Street Lismore as well as at selected countertops, markets and community events in Nimbin, Casino, Lismore, Ballina, Byron Bay, Brunswick Heads, Mullumbimby and Tweed Heads. On Friday 1 December volunteers will be selling Red Ribbons at the Lismore Shopping Square, downtown Lismore, Nimbin, Byron Bay and Mullumbimby.

Contact:
Email: Marie Reilly
Website: Red Ribbon Appeal

Please contact ACON Northern Rivers for more information on (02) 6622 1555 or Free Call 1800 633 637.

Treatments by the Sea - Far North Coast

Where and when?

  • 11.00am - 4.30pm
    Saturday, 25 November 2017
  • Far North Coast
    NSW

About the event

A FREE workshop for people living with HIV with a specific look at gut health. Participants will hear from keynote speaker David Crawford, Treatments Officer, Positive Life NSW, who will explore the latest research from two recent international conferences about how HIV changes our body and how we can work with our doctors to ensure that we stay well and healthy. Join in the discussion and bring all those questions you’ve always had about living with HIV. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided.

Contact:
Email: Marie Reilly
Website: Red Ribbon Appeal

Numbers for the workshop are limited, to register call (02) 6622 1555 or Free Call 1800 633 637.

Aboriginal HIV Awareness Week Event - Casino NSW

Where and when?

  • 10.00am
    Wednesday, 6 December 2017
  • CASINO NSW view map

About the event

An Aboriginal HIV Awareness week event will be held at Bulgarr Nnaru Aboriginal Medical Corporation on 6 December with stalls, speakers, giveaways and a free lunch for community and local service workers. This event is a collaboration between Bulgarr Ngaru, ACON Northern Rivers and HARP North Coast. Bulgarr Ngaru Aboriginal Medical Corporation is located at 153 Canterbury Street Casino NSW 2470.

Contact:
Email: Marie Riley
Website: Red Ribbon Appeal

Please contact ACON Northern Rivers for more information on (02) 6622 1555 or Free Call 1800 633 637.

Ending HIV Red Ribbon Appeal - Hunter

Where and when?

  • 8.00am - 6.00pm
    Friday 1 December 2017
  • HUNTER NSW view map

About the event

Red Ribbon merchandise will be available at ACON’s office at 129 Maitland Rd Islington and at selected businesses, community organisations and schools in the lead up to and on World AIDS Day. Donations can also be made online at www.redribbonappeal.org.au. And Red Ribbon merchandise will be sold at the following venues on Friday 1 December:

  • Marketown Newcastle West, Westfield Kotara, Charlestown Square Shopping Centre
  • Mayfield Woolworths and Stockland Jesmond Shopping Centres
  • Waratah, Stockland Glendale, and The Junction Shopping Centres

Contact:
Email: ACON Hunter
Website: Red Ribbon Appeal

For more info, please contact ACON Hunter on (02) 4962 7700 or hunter@acon.org.au

World AIDS Day Wollongong Community Picnic

Where and when?

  • 2.00 - 4.00pm
    Saturday, 2 December 2017
  • McCabe Park
    Burelli Street
    WOLLONGONG NSW view map

About the event

Join ACON, Unity Illawarra, the University of Wollongong Allsorts Queer Collective and Wollongong Youth Centre to commemorate World AIDS Day.  This is a day to reflect on the impact of HIV and AIDS, as well as celebrate the strength of our community through all the challenges we have faced over the years. Come along for a relaxed and family friendly picnic in the park with music by local artists, snow cones, games and temporary tattoos, entertainment by our fabulous local drag queens and more. Red Ribbons will be available for purchase, with all proceeds going towards the 2017 Red Ribbon Appeal to support the work of Ending HIV in the Illawarra.

Contact:
Email: Teddy Cook
Facebook: Facebook

World AIDS Day at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

Where and when?

  • 10.00am - 5.00pm
    Friday, 1 December 2017
  • Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
    70-78 Keppel Street
    BATHURST NSW view map

About the event

A special World AIDS Day event will be held at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, as part of their current exhibition The Unflinching Gaze: Photo Media and the Male Figure. There will be ACON and sexual health resources from the Local Health District along with red ribbon merchandise.

Contact: Email: Teddy Cook
Website: Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

For more information, go to Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

Remember Me HIV: On the Border - Albury Wodonga

Where and when?

  • 6.00pm - 9.30pm
    Friday, 8 December 2017
  • Retro Lane Café
    QEII Square
    525 Swift Street
    ALBURY NSW view map

About the event

To mark World AIDS Day on the Border, a special event will be held with performances, art and speakers including Former High Court Judge Michael Kirby. Hosted by Selma Fork, the night will also features Eliza and Zac Spalding, Francis Pickles Band, Dragology, Father Peter Macleod-Miller and representatives from ACON and the Victorian AIDS Council. The AIDS Quilt will also be available for viewing at MAMA, The Library Museum, St Matthews Church and other locations to be announced. And the Wodonga Water Tower will be lit in red to mark the occasion. Be part of this event to remember those lost, those who live and thrive with HIV today, and remember that HIV is still with us.

Contact:
Email: Teddy Cook
Facebook: Facebook

For stall enquiries, contact Hume Phoenix

Strike Out Stigma

Where and when?

  • 5.15pm - 7.30pm
    Friday, 1 December 2017
  • Brookong Centre
    79 Brookong Avenue
    WAGGA WAGGA NSW view map

About the event

Bowl over new transmissions and misconceptions around HIV. Get your friends and colleagues together to show your support. Limited positions to play but everyone is welcome. There’ll be resources and information on World AIDS Day and Ending HIV available. Come out and show your local support for people living with HIV.

Contact:
Email: Teddy Cook
Website: Red Ribbon Appeal

To register, call: (02) 69252973.

 Rocky Horror Picture Show at Palace Hotel - Broken Hill

Where and when?

  • 6.30pm - 9.00pm
    Friday, 1 December 2017
  •  The Palace Hotel
    227 Argent Street
    BROKEN HILL NSW view map

About the event

Support the Ending HIV Red Ribbon Appeal at this special charity screening of the cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Held at the iconic Palace Hotel, the night will feature costumes and singalongs. Red Ribbon merchandise will be available for sale.

Contact:
Teddy Cook
Facebook: Facebook

World AIDS Day in Surry Hills - Remembering, supporting and understanding HIV and AIDS

Where and when?

  • 8.00am - 2.00pm
    Friday, 1 December 2017
  • Albion Centre
    150 Albion Street
    SURRY HILLS NSW view map

About the event

Albion Centre staff will man an information stall, providing the community with information about HIV and AIDS, and WAD. Remember and support people living with HIV by writing and drawing messages on our giant red ribbon board.

Contact:
Email: Tiffany Tran

Bendigo Community Health Service/VACountry World AIDS Day morning tea

Where and when?

  • 10.30am
    Friday, 1 December 2017
  • 171 Hargreaves Street
    BENDIGO VIC

About the event

Morning Tea at the Bendigo Community Health Service.

Free event.

Contact:
Email: Harry McAnulty

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