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.


Website on HIV and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

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

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.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

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


12th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference

30 May–1 June 2021, Brisbane, Australia

2021 World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis

23–26 June 2021, Saskatoon, Canada
Instagram @2021wipcvh | Twitter #wipcvh

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

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.