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Support Women Living With HIV – Rose Fund Appeal 2024

Posted on 4th of June 2024

Your generous donation will go directly to support women with HIV through Positive Women Victoria’s Rose Fund grant program. Target for the Rose Fund Appeal: $20,000 DONATE NOW    The Rose Fund provides small grants to support members to complete personal…

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Inflammation and aging – a presentation by Professor Jenny Hoy

Posted on 28th of May 2024

In this presentation, Professor Jenny Hoy talks about inflammation and aging with HIV. Topics covered include: What is Chronic Inflammation? What it does to your body, including how being overweight increases inflammation and why? How to reduce inflammation by following…

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Your Safety and Security Online  webinar – WATCH THE RECORDING

Posted on 15th of May 2024

Hear from an eSafety expert on how to stay safe and avoid online scams  WATCH THE RECORDING Hear from an eSafety expert from the eSafety Commissioner on how to safeguard you  and your children’s online presence. You will  learn what…

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Women’s Day – Australian Art Gallery Tour and Lunch 

Posted on 15th of May 2024

Date: Sunday, 26 May – 10:30am to 3pm…ish Venue: Ian Potter Centre, NGV Australia at Federation Square  For PWVs annual Women’s Day, we will immerse ourselves into the very best of Australian art, including the famous Australian Impressionists art collection at…

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Celebrate HIV Long-Term Survivors Day 2024  – Wednesday, 5th June

Posted on 15th of May 2024

Meet other HIV Long-Term Survivors and hear their stories over a pub dinner Date: Wednesday, 5 June – 6:00pm to 8:00pm Venue: Bells Hotel, 157 Moray Street, South Melbourne Hosted by: Living Positive Victoria, Thorne Harbour Health and Positive Women Victoria Join…

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Multicultural Women’s Lunch in Melbourne

Posted on 15th of May 2024

Date:     Friday, 21 June – 12:00pm to 3pm…ish Venue:  Restaurant (advised on booking), Federation Square, Melbourne This multicultural women’s lunch brings together PWV members from diverse cultural backgrounds to connect and re-connect while enjoying a delicious lunch with multicultural…

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Thriving With HIV: Metabolic Update – Watch the webinar recording

Posted on 28th of March 2024

Recorded on 26/3/2024 Topics covered include weight gain, cholesterol, high-blood pressure, cardiovascular risk, menopause and diabetes Thriving with HIV : Update on Metabolic Health is a presentation by Dr Ana Milinkovic from the UK, and provides an update on components…

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14th International Workshop on HIV & Women 2024 – 12-13 April 20-24

Posted on 20th of March 2024

14th International Workshop on HIV & Women 2024 From Adolescence to Menopause and Beyond Date: 12 -13 April 2024 In person & virtual: Washington D.C., United States. Discuss, debate & gain knowledge on issues relating to HIV & women.  Learn from leading experts in the field…

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‘Yes, women get HIV, too’ – Women share their stories for the National Day of Women Living with HIV

Posted on 5th of March 2024

For this year’s National Day of Women Living with HIV on Saturday, 9 March,  NAPWHA’s  National Network of Women Living with HIV is highlighting the need for women, particularly those who are sexually active, to include an HIV test in…

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HIV CURE RESEARCH IN 2024

Posted on 8th of January 2024

(click on this image to watch the recording) READ the essay on HIV Cure Research in 2024 – published in HIV Australia (January 2024)   HIV Cure Research in 2024 webinar  Special guest Dr Jillian Lau explains the latest science…

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PWV member Chrissie, interviewed by Nine Networks 9Honey for World AIDS Day

Posted on 7th of December 2023

Chrissie has been living with HIV for 23 years but most Aussies think women don’t get it HIV affects more than 3,300 Australian women, but millions mistakenly believe they’re not at risk. PWV member Chrissie was interviewed by 9Honey this…

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Positive Women on SBS World News for World AIDS Day 2023

Posted on 5th of December 2023

To commemorate World AIDS Day  2023 (1st December), and raise awareness of women living with HIV, U=U and HIV-related stigma, PWV reached out to all Australians with national media coverage for the screening of Thriving at Federation Square in Melbourne….

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Thriving – a filmed performance poem depicts the lived experience of women with HIV

Posted on 16th of November 2023

To commemorate World AIDS Day  2023, and raise awareness of U=U and HIV-related stigma, watch this inspiring filmed performance poem featuring seven remarkable women living with HIV. Please share Thriving or screen at your World AIDS Day event 2023 on…

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PWV Treasurer role (volunteer): call for Expressions of Interest

Posted on 15th of November 2023

Do you have skills in finance, accounting, or experience running your own business? Are you a member or ally of PWV who would you like to support our work by joining our Board in the important role of Treasurer? By…

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Read PWV’s Annual Report 2022-23. Meet PWVs Board

Posted on 16th of November 2023

PWV board, staff, members and guests attended the 2023 AGM on 14 November where Chair Stephanie Raper and Executive Officer Kirsty Machon reported on PWVs achievements in our support and advocacy work, presented the Treasurers report and welcomed two new…

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PWVs Annual Retreat 2024 – Expressions of Interest open

Posted on 5th of October 2023

REGISTER TO ATTEND the PWV Annual Retreat 2024 held from Friday, 4pm, 1 March to Sunday, 2pm, 3 March  For PWV Annual Retreat 2024 we are heading to the beach at Queenscliff (Friday, 1 March to Sunday, 3 March)  where…

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Menopause and HIV Webinar 2023

Posted on 5th of October 2023

WATCH THE RECORDING ‘Nobody ever told me – healthcare for women living with HIV during menopause’ This webinar recording features expert healthcare providers and researchers from around the world. Women living with HIV enter menopause 3-5 years earlier than those…

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Beyond and Behind the Faces of HIV and AIDs – Download the FREE ebook

Posted on 5th of October 2023

The Australian launch of Beyond & Behind The Faces Of HIV and AIDS took place in Melbourne as part of World AIDS Day events on, Friday, 1 December at The Peter Doherty Institute’s World AIDS Day symposium. Beyond & Behind…

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STEP FORWARD: FIGHT STIGMA campaign – Watch on You Tube

Posted on 4th of October 2023

STEP FORWARD: FIGHT STIGMA Due to the advances in treatments, most people with HIV live a healthy, happy, productive normal life and don’t even consider their HIV as a chronic health condition, but that is not how most of the…

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The Role Of A PWV Board Member Explained

Posted on 14th of September 2023

Present board members, Chair Stephanie Raper and Treasurer Rachel Meisner along with two past PWV Chairs Bev Greet (PWV co-founder) and Heather Ellis helped de-mystify what’s involved in being a PWV board member at this recent webinar hosted by PWV…

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