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The 1st December is designated as an international day to raise awareness of AIDS caused by HIV. The day also remembers the victims of AIDS and allows an opportunity to mourn those who died.

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QuAC Holding Candlelight Vigils To Mark World AIDS Day This Weekend

World AIDS Day is a significant event for the LGBTI community. It’s a time to remember the people who lost their lives to the pandemic as well as a time to celebrate the lives of people living with HIV. In Brisbane, the Queensland AIDS Council hosts a Candlelight Vigil on December 1. In Cairns, a …

How Queensland Will Commemorate The 30th Anniversary Of World AIDS Day

Queensland has a huge program of events from one end of the state to the other to mark the 30th anniversary of the first ever global health awareness day, World AIDS Day, this year. World AIDS Day is held on December 1 each year as a day to remember those we have lost and reflect …

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AIDS Candlelight Memorials Across The Country On May 20

Memorials will be held around Australia on May 20 to remember the lives of those lost to AIDS and call for a future free of HIV-related stigma and discrimination. Every year, people come together on the third Sunday in May for memorial services and events to remember those who have died and to push for …

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Brisbane Candlelight Vigil Marks World AIDS Day

A candlelight vigil will be held in Brisbane on Friday evening to mark World AIDS Day tomorrow. December 1 is globally recognised as World AIDS Day, and it’s commemorated across the country to remind everyone that HIV is still a health issue, educate everyone on HIV prevention strategies, and to ensure that people living with …

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What’s On In Queensland For World AIDS Day 2017

December 1 is globally recognised as World AIDS Day. Across Australia, it’s celebrated across Australia to remind everyone that HIV is still a health issue, educate everyone on HIV prevention strategies, and to ensure that people living with HIV can participate in life without stigma and discrimination. From late November through to early December, there’s …

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STRONG CROWDS FOR WORLDS AIDS DAY IN BRISBANE

Hundreds of people gathered in Brisbane’s CBD last night to recognise World AIDS Day at a touching candlelight vigil held in Reddacliff Place. Attendees lit candles for lost loved ones. They also heard personal accounts of what it is like to live with HIV in 2015. Dr Anthony Allworth has cared for people living with …

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BRISBANE’S CANDLELIGHT VIGIL TO RETURN FOR WAD

After the overwhelming community support seen at last year’s World AIDS Day candlelight vigil in New Farm Park – the first seen in Brisbane in seven years – QuAC (Queensland AIDS Council) has announced that they will be holding another vigil again this year to remember friends and family members lost to HIV/AIDS. The 2015 …

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