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NAPWHA provides representation across all four pillars of the Australian response to HIV — government, research, health and medical services and community.

NAPWHA appoints special representatives and consultants to many committees, advisory and steering groups in this regard.


  • Ministerial Advisory Committee on Blood Borne Viruses (MACBBVS)
  • Blood Borne Virus and Sexually Transmissible Infections Surveillance Subcommittee (BBVSS)


  • ViiV Healthcare Australia Community Advisory Board
  • ViiV Healthcare Asia Community Advisory Board
  • Australian Molecular Epidemiology Network
  • Kirby Institute Australian HIV Observational  Database (AHOD) Steering Committee
  • Kirby Institute Australian Collaboration for Coordinated Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance (ACCESS)
  • Kirby Institute Predictors of Adherence to ART (PAART) Study
  • Kirby Institute Control and Elimination within Australia of Hepatitis C from PLHIV (CEASE)
  • Kirby Institute Study of the Prevention of Anal Cancer (SPANC)
  • Kirby Institute Recent Diagnosis and the Impact of Support on Experiences of HIV (RISE)
  • CSRH Stigma Indicator Steering Committee
  • CSRH Scientific Advisory Committee
  • ACH2 Scientific Advisory Committee
  • Australian Centre for HIV, Hepatitis and Virology Research Scientific Advisory Board
  • Immunovirology Research Network (IVRN)
  • Monash University Healthmap Steering Committee
  • The International Network for Strategic Initiatives in Global HIV Trials (INSIGHT) Community Advisory Board
  • Delaney AIDS Research Enterprise Community Advisory Board
  • HIV Cure Community Partnership (HCCP)
  • HIV Cure Digital Think Tank
  • Reducing health disparities in CALD populations: Curtin University
  • Futures Co-investigator


  • ASHM HIV Guidelines subcommittee
  • ASHM National HIV Standards for Training and Accreditation Committee
  • Australasian HIV & Sexual Health Conference Organising Committee
  • ASHM Australian National Testing Policy Review Expert Reference Group
  • 13th International Congress on AIDS in Asia Pacific Steering Committee


  • Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) Board
  • AFAO National Policy Officers Network
  • AFAO PrEP Advocacy Working Group 
  • AFAO PrEP Reference Group
  • AFAO Mobility Forum Reference Group
  • ACON National BBV and STI Education Project Advisory Panel
  • HIV Community Anal Cancer Advocacy Group


  • APN+

NAPWHA Research

  • Evaluation of the MyLife+ App (15 PLHIV qualitative interviews)
  • Connection to Care (26 PLHIV qualitative interviews, 9 CALD)
  • NAPWHA HIV and ageing report

Other Research Promoted

  • Acceptability of treatment cessation for Cure 

  • Experiences of women aging with HIV

  • Anal Cancer awareness survey


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