Less than 24 hours before the conclusion of the 20th International AIDS Conference, Minister Davis’ croaky voice managed to hold up long enough for him to provide some personal reflections on the largest conference ever staged in Australia – AIDS 2014.
EXCLUSIVE: Melbourne’s GLOBE grants rewards and announces awards
Over the last 22 years, the Gay and Lesbian Organisation of Business and Enterprise (GLOBE) Inc. has delivered over $42,000 in grants that support individuals, groups and organisations within Melbourne’s thriving GLBTI community.
Health Minister David Davis announces review of HIV criminalisation law
Victoria’s Health Minister David Davis chose an AIDS 2014 pre-conference forum titled “Beyond Blame” to announce all states have commitment to the national goal of reducing new infections of HIV to zero by 2020 Australia wide.
Decriminalising HIV in Victoria
In Victoria, if one person infects another with HIV they may be prosecuted under section 19a of Crimes Act, potentially facing a maximum penalty of 25 years in gaol.
Legacy Statement of AIDS 21014
State health ministers David Davis (VIC) and Jillian Skinner (NSW) joined Professor Sharon Lewin Local Co-Chair of AIDS 2014 to announce the Legacy Statement of AIDS 21014.
Victoria’s HIV infection data for 2013
Victoria’s Health Minister the Hon. David Davis joins Dean Beck to discuss the latest HIV infection data for 2013. Last week Victoria’s Department of Health revealed that 303 people were diagnosed HIV positive in 2013. This represents a 16% increase on the 2012 figures. Such high figures have not been seen since the early 1990′s….