Useful links

Here are some links to websites and conferences that may be useful to you.

We’ve also found some great resources for Elders, parents and youth workers, that provide tips on talking to young people about sex, safe sexual practices and STI/BBV symptom recognition – all in the context of sexual health and respectful sexual relationships.


This website provides up to date resources on HIV for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, communities and health services across Australia. It also includes resources to support health professionals and educators, with information on latest data on HIV among Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities, key research projects, and links to useful online resources.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander HIV Awareness Week — “ATSIHAW” — is held each year in the first week of December, to coincide with World AIDS Day. Held since 2014, ATSIHAW is now a key annual event for raising our communities’ awareness of HIV, for networking and for mobilising community action to bring down HIV rates in our communities.

An Indigenous sexual health web resource for anyone interested in the sexual health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The HealthInfoNet health topic on sexual health provides comprehensive information and resources about sexual health among Indigenous peoples.

Upcoming conferences

AIDS 2020 — 23rd International Aids Conference


6–10 July 2020, San Francisco and Oakland, USA

Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference

16–18 August 2020, Brisbane, Australia

2020 World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis

23–26 September 2020, Saskatoon, Canada
Instagram @2020wipcvh | Twitter #wipcvh

38th CRANAplus Conference

Passion. Purpose. Influence. Impact.
14–16 October 2020, Canberra, Australia


STI & HIV 2021 World Congress

14–17 July 2021 (changed date), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The 24th ISSTDR meeting will be held as a joint meeting with the 22nd IUSTI World meeting

Past conferences

World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis 2017

Improving access to care for indigenous peoples across the globe
2017 Conference presentations available

Other events

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health Worker Association NATSIHWA

NATSIHWA run regular events for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers including their forums around Australia.