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WA AIDS Council aim for Zero with fundraising art exhibition

WA AIDS Council aim for Zero with fundraising art exhibition

The WA AIDS Council’s art fundraiser and awareness project ZERO returns in 2016 in conjunction with World AIDS Day. Every week of last year, 20 new cases of HIV were recorded in Australia. The ZERO project is inspired by striving to reduce that number to zero. “Zero new infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS related deaths,” […]

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WA AIDS Council launches new art project

WA AIDS Council launches new art project

ZERO is a new creative arts initiative in support of the WA AIDS Council to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS. The inaugural event focuses around the International World AIDS Day theme of “Getting to ZERO: ZERO new infections; ZERO AIDS related deaths; ZERO discrimination”. The WA AIDS Council is inviting artists to create new works in […]

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Council House highlights World AIDS Day

Council House highlights World AIDS Day

Perth’s Council House highlighted World AIDS Day last night with a special scrolling message running across the building.   In bold bright red letter’s Council House spelled out ‘World AIDS Day’. The giant message could be read from miles away. Check out the video of the display. Perth’s Council House is lit up for World […]

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WAAC’s Jonathon Hallet Calls for Solidarity

WAAC’s Jonathon Hallet Calls for Solidarity

At the 2014 World AIDS Day commemoration, WA AIDS Council Chairperson Jonathon Hallet addressed the audience with a speech commenting on the need for solidarity in the ongoing fight against HIV and AIDS. “Solidarity is a word we don’t seem to hear so often recently when we confront the global challenge of AIDS. And yet […]

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We Are All Clean: The Latest Internet Craze (NSFWish)

We Are All Clean: The Latest Internet Craze (NSFWish)

Forget pouring buckets of cold water over yourself, the latest internet craze is taking a ‘selfie’ in the shower. The internet movement hopes to raise awareness about stigma relating to HIV and encourage people not to describe themselves as ‘clean’ when they are HIV negative. The movement highlights that describing your HIV negative status as […]

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Get Involved in World AIDS Day

Get Involved in World AIDS Day

December first is World AIDS day, an occasion to reflect on three decades of working to stem the effects of HIV and AIDS. There are a number of ways organisations and individuals can get involved in World AIDS Day. This year, the WA AIDS Council decided to mark the day in a new way. The […]

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World AIDS Day Awards Honour Heroes

The WA AIDS Council has paid tribute to the “heroes of the epidemic” at the 2013 World AIDS Day Awards. “These dedicated individuals and organisations have worked tirelessly to improve the knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS and also impacted on the quality of life for those in Western Australia living with the virus,” WA AIDS […]

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