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, Brisbane Hub 31 May & 1 June 2021, Sydney Hub, Australia
All three days will be live streamed, allowing delegates who are not able to attend one of the two hubs to join via a virtual platform.
Twitter @ashmedia

STI & HIV 2021 World Congress

14–17 July 2021 Virtual edition
Sexual diversity and the city
Twitter @stihiv2021

Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference

6–9 September 2021 Virtual format
Twitter @ashmmedia | Facebook @australasiansocietyforhivmedicine

2021 World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis

Due to COVID-19 Conference Postponed to 2022

22–25 June 2022, Saskatoon, Canada
Instagram @2021wipcvh | Twitter @wipcvh

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.