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.

Websites

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.
atsihiv.org.au

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.
atsihiv.org.au/hiv-awareness-week/

An Indigenous sexual health web resource for anyone interested in the sexual health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The website provides comprehensive information and resources about sexual health among Indigenous peoples.
healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/

Upcoming conferences

2018 CATSINaM Professional Development Conference

Honouring our past, empowering our present, growing our future
17–19 September 2018, Hilton, Adelaide

CRANAplus 36th Conference
In conjunction with International Conference for Rural & Remote Nurses & Midwives

‘THINK GLOBAL ACT LOCAL’ Leading Primary health care in a challenging world
20–22 September 2018, Cairns

2018 Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference

24–26 September 2018, Sydney Masonic Centre, Sydney

NACCHO AGM and Conference

Investing in What Works – Aboriginal Community Controlled Health
31 October–2 November 2018, Brisbane
2017 Conference resources available

IUSTI Asia Pacific Sexual Health Congress

1–3 November 2018, Pullman Hotel, Auckland NZ

World Indigenous Peoples’ conference (past)

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.