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.
ENUF Voices open 24 hours
ENUF Ambassador Dean Beck went along to the opening night of ENUF Voices, a 24 hour a day multi-media exhibition challenging HIV stigma and promoting resilience amongst people living with and those affected by HIV.