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Australian Capital Territory has 2 events

World AIDS Day Morning Tea in the AIDS Garden of Reflection

Where and when?

  • Saturday, 1 December 2018
    10am - 12pm

    Forest Drive
    Molongolo Valley

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About the event

The AIDS Action Council invite you to morning tea in the AIDS Garden of Reflection at the National Arboretum on Saturday 1 December 2018. Join us to show your support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have lost their lives to HIV/AIDS.

RSVPs are essential for catering. Please RSVP with any dietary requirements to or 6257 2855 by Thursday, 29 November 2018.

There will be some seating and space for picnic blankets (please BYO picnic blanket, perhaps big enough to share!), please advise in your RSVP if you require a chair.

Please be sun smart! Providing shade at the National Arboretum is tricky due to the wind. Please bring a hat or parasol, sunscreen and dress comfortably. We will provide sunscreen.

Car parking is available in the general paid car park. Please make sure you pay for your parking as all the fees are returned to the Arborertum.

National Arboretum staff will help direct you to the AIDS Garden of Reflection if you have not been before.

Contact / RSVP
Phone: 6257 2855

Website: AIDS Action Council

World AIDS Day Gallery Talk

Where and when?

  • Saturday, 1 December 2018

    Sculpture Gallery
    National Gallery of Australia

About the event

Dennis Altman AM FASSA, Professorial Fellow in Human Security at La Trobe University, will discuss the trajectory of the AIDS epidemic from the early panics in the 1980s to the current state of the global epidemic, and the ways in which it has helped shape attitudes towards sexuality, health and activism.

He will be introduced by Senior Curator Shaune Lakin who will provide insights into how the story of AIDS is told within the national collection.

Tickets: Tickets NGA

Website: National Gallery of Australia

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