JOY 94.9’s Matt McDonell speaks with some of the many volunteers from around the world that gave up their time to help make AIDS 2014 a success.
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.