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Page last updated: 03 December 2020 (this page is generated automatically and reflects updates to other content within the website)

Australia’s national theme for World AIDS Day 2020 is Now More Than Ever.

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New South Wales has 14 events

WAD  Event Bohemian Rhapsody Movie Night 

Where and when?

  • 1 December 2020, 6pm doors open

About the event

Broken Hill NSW, 2880

A community event and celebration day for WAD 2020 

beverages and food available;  WAD ribbons available; social distancing event 

The Old Broken Hill Brewery, www.theoldbrewerybrokenhill.com.au

Contact: Brendan Barlow 0455 122 636
Jo Lenton 0402121249

HIV 101 - health staff webinar

Where and when?

  • 10 December 2020, 10.30-Noon

About the event

NSW. Wollongong, 2 Rawson Street

ISLHD HIV 101 webinar

https://www.stickytickets.com.au/HFQAR

Amidst all that's happened in 2020, it’s important for us to keep HIV on the agenda. HIV 101 is a webinar designed to inform or refresh your knowledge on HIV. This webinar will cover a brief history of HIV, discuss the importance of prevention, the types of prevention available in Australia, as well as testing and treatment options.  We invite you to join Josef Garrington, ACONs' Southern Regional Health Promotion Officer and Naomi Viret the Health Education Officer from the Caddyshack Project, as they take you through HIV in an interactive and thought provoking way.

Jennifer.Farinella@health.nsw.gov.au

Red Ribbon surfboard tour 

Where and when?

  • 27th July-1st December

About the event

NSW. Illawarra Shoalhaven region 

After a popular tour in 2019 the Red Ribbon Surfboard competition tour is returning between July and December 2020.  The Red Ribbon is a unifying symbol of solidarity and respect for people living with HIV/AIDS and the surfboard continues to raise awareness around sexual health & blood borne infections. In 2020 this beautiful surfboard features art work by Gerringong based artist Melanie Duncan. To enter text ‘share affection not infection’ and your postcode to 0434 568 233. Winner will be drawn on 1st December to acknowledge World AIDS Day.

Jennifer.Farinella@health.nsw.gov.au

DBS Blitz at Newtown Neighbourhood Centre

Where and when?

  • Thursday 3 December 2020, From 2:00pm to 4:00pm

About the event

NSW. Newtown Neighbourhood Centre,  1 Bedford Street, Newtown 2042

Face-to-face community engagement event to promote WAD, engage peers, and  offer HIV and Hepatitis C testing. 

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Newtown+Neighbourhood+Centre/@-33.897391,151.17856,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x40b218bdad730af6?sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjEvdro7ufsAhWRyjgGHUC4D64Q_BIwDXoECBgQBQ

Contact Ana Romero Martin at AnaMaria.RomeroMartin@health.nsw.gov.au or phone 0411 193 251 

As part of the One Stop Shop at Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, lunch will be provided free of charge. 

Red Remembrance and Recognition

Where and when?

  • Commencing 23 November until all plants distributed 

About the event

NSW. Wagga Wagga NSW 2620

WAD Displays

Red flowering pot plants on display at multiple sites and to be given away with a Red Ribbon 

Janine Sutton:  Janine.Sutton@health.nsw.gov.au

 Living potted red flower displays set up at multiple sites. To encourage a social media response with QR code labelling on the pot and people asked to take a photo and upload it to increase exposure of HIV Awareness Week/WAD 2020. Displays at: The Riverina Aboriginal Medical Centre, Wagga Women’s Health Centre ,Ashmont and Tolland and Kooringal Community Centres, The Multicultural Council, Wagga Base Hospital Community Health Centre.

A History of HIV

Where and when?

  • 23 November to 1 December 2020

About the event

NSW. Wagga Wagga Base Hospital NSW 2620

WAD Display

A slide presentation on the information screens in the hospital foyer

Janine Sutton: Janine.Sutton@health.nsw.gov.au

Awareness Raising display’s including the History of HIV presentation on screen set up in Wagga Wagga Base Hospital

Byron Lighthouse glows red

Where and when?

  • Monday 30 November - Wednesday 2 December from dusk till 11pm

About the event

NSW, Byron Bay, 201 Lighthouse Road

The famous Byron Bay Lighthouse will once again glow red in remembrance of those who have passed away and to bring awareness to people living with conditions associated to HIV

Staff will be on site from 7.30 - 8pm in support of this promotion and to answer any questions community may have in relation to the lighthouse glowing red which can be seen from Byron Town Centre.

The Big Banana glows Red

Where and when?

  • Monday 30 November - Wednesday 2 Decemberm from dusk till dawn

About the event

NSW, Coffs Harbour, 351 Pacific HWY

Coffs Harbour's iconic Big Banana will glow red bringing awareness to HIV & AIDS, commemorate those who have passed away and people living with conditions associated to HIV 

National Theme - Now More Than Ever will be mention on Glasshouse Website

Glasshouse & Town Square glow Red

Where and when?

  • Tuesday 24 November - Tuesday 1 December from dusk till dawn

About the event

NSW , Port Macquarie, Clarence St & Hay Street

Glasshouse Port Macquarie, home to performing arts, exhibition and conference centre. Eastern corner on the ground and mezzanine levels will glow red in the lead up to WAD,  this year also including the adjacent Town Square, bringing awareness to HIV & AIDs, those who have passed away and members of the community living with conditions associated with HIV.

National Theme - Now More Than Ever will be mention on Glasshouse Website.

World AIDS Day Q&A

Where and when?

  • Tuesday 1 December 2020 From 9am

About the event

NSW. Blue Mountains Radio

RBM 89.1FM 

A special World AIDS Day Q&A with local identites, HIV Experts and health workers.

Ben Tart/4734 3329/
Ben.Tart@health.nsw.gov.au

https://radioau.net/blue-mountains/

Paul Caleo, Ben Tart, Gavin Prendergast

Red Remembrance and Recognition - Griffith

Where and when?

  • Commencing 23 November until all plants distributed 

About the event

NSW. Griffith Community Health Centre

WAD Display

Red flowering pot plants on display at multiple sites and to be given away with a Red Ribbon 

Sally.Davoren@health.nsw.gov.au

Living potted red flower display set up at Griffith Community Health Centre. To encourage a social media response with QR code labelling on the pot and people asked to take a photo and upload it to increase exposure of HIV Awareness Week/WAD 2020.

Red Remembrance and Recognition - Albury

Where and when?

  • Commencing 23 November until all plants distributed 

About the event

NSW. Albury /Wodonga Community Health Centre

WAD Display

Red flowering pot plants on display at multiple sites and to be given away with a Red Ribbon 

Helen.Best@awh.org.au

Living potted red flower display set up at Albury Community Health Centre. To encourage a social media response with QR code labelling on the pot and people asked to take a photo and upload it to increase exposure of HIV Awareness Week/WAD 2020.

Bobby Goldsmith Foundation World AIDS Day Morning Tea

Where and when?

  • Tuesday 1 December 2020, 10:30am - 11:30am

About the event

NSW. Frog Hollow Reserve - Cnr Albion & Riley Sts, Surry Hills

Morning tea for BGF, Albion Centre & Ankali clients

https://goo.gl/maps/VTHLw4c2q9oy2xgB7

 

Matt Cater @ BGF - 0414 364 949

www.bgf.org.au

A casual morning tea, with an opportunity to safely socialise and share stories

Red Ribbon Appeal 2020

Where and when?

  • 24 November - 1 December 2020From 12am

About the event

NSW. ACON, Sydney, NSW

The Red Ribbon Appeal is ACON's biggest and most iconic campaign held in the lead up, and on, World AIDS Day that raises vital funds to end HIV stigma, prevent new HIV transmissions and support people living with HIV in NSW. Join us and make an impact. Be part of the Red Ribbon movement!

Contact Reg Domingo, ACON Fundraising Manager, rdomingo@acon.org.au

https://www.redribbonappeal.org.au/

Each year, hundreds of people in NSW come out in the lead up to, and on, World AIDS Day to buy a red ribbon, host a virtual fundraiser, organise an in-person event, wear red or donate money to support the ACON's Red Ribbon Appeal.

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