HIV rates reach historic lows

HIV rates reach historic lows

Minister for Health, Jill Hennessy, has announced that 95% of people living with HIV in Victoria are getting the treatment they need, effectively reducing their risk of transmitting HIV to zero. According to new data, there were 57 cases of HIV between April and June...
Vale Neil Shepherd

Vale Neil Shepherd

Living Positive Victoria expresses our sympathy on the passing of Neil Shepherd, a friend and colleague of the organisation for many years. Neil had a long history with Living Positive Victoria, when he joined our board in 2009 and held the position of Treasurer for...
Member Update – My Health Record

Member Update – My Health Record

Amid the flurry of claims and counterclaims regarding My Health Record (MHR), Living Positive Victoria felt to re-advise our members of the risks MHR poses for PLHIV and what they can do about it. Why was My Health Record created? My Health Record was created to...
New Peer Navigator Project is underway

New Peer Navigator Project is underway

The Peer Navigator project that places HIV-positive peer workers in high-caseload Melbourne clinics is almost underway with the workers expected to start in June 2018. The new Peer Navigators, Aashvin and Sarah, will join the peer support team and provide one-on-one...