Richard Keane’s speech at the 2014 Australian Drug Conference, ICE: Altered Realities

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Living Positive Victoria Vice-President, Richard Keane, was invited to give the opening speech at the recent 2014 Australian Drugs Conference, ICE & Alerted Realities. Richard’s speech draws on the lived experience of methamphetamine use and HIV/HCV co-infection. Please note this post is meant for an adult audience and deals with serious life experiences not meant for children. Continue reading

Transmission: the journey from AIDS to HIV, a response by Joel Murray

Transmission: the journey from AIDS to HIV, by Joel Murray

World Premier – 17 July 2014 – The National Theatre, St Kilda


For almost thirty years and comprising 700 hours, the life-work of director and Journalist Staffan Hildebrand forms the Face of AIDS Film Archive at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet. Since 1985, Hildebrand has been documenting AIDS and HIV from the epidemic to through to today in over forty countries. AIDS 2014 commissioned Hildebrand to make Transmission: the journey from AIDS to HIV which brings together four distinct moments and places relating to the AIDS epidemic and impact of HIV in the Asia-Pacfic region. Continue reading