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17 Jan 2019

The Ban on 'Amyl'

Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) recently postponed its decision on whether or not to change the law around alkyl nitrites (the active ingredient in 'amyl' or 'poppers'). Currently, the TGA is conducting public consultations into the proposed amendments that could see amyl recategorised as a 'prohibited substance'.

02 Oct 2018

Call for Board Member Nominations

The Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) and Gay Men’s Health Centre (GMHC), trading as Thorne Harbour Health, are seeking visionary and capable people who work well with others to nominate for election to two vacancies on the VAC Board of Directors and two vacancies on the GMHC Board of Directors.

19 Jul 2018

Newsletter - Winter 2018

We've turned 35! With that milestone and our community's legacy in mind, we've changed our name to Thorne Harbour Health. This Winter 2018 edition of the newsletter features this big announcement as well as the recent LGBTIQ Women's Health Conference and the latest events going on around the organisation.

28 Mar 2018

VAC Newsletter - Autumn 2018

22 Feb 2018

EOI for Disability Capacity Building Work Team

22 Dec 2017

VAC Newsletter - Summer 2017/2018

20 Nov 2017

PLC Newsletter - Summer 2017

20 Nov 2017

2017 VAC Annual General Meeting

21 Sep 2017

VAC Newsletter - Spring 2017

07 Sep 2017

Joint statement supporting a medically supervised injecting centre trial in Victoria

03 Aug 2017

Joint Statement Opposing the Miscellaneous Amendment Bill 2017

“LGBTI communities are disproportionately impacted by drug use. The criminalisation of personal possession and use of drugs is counterproductive, adds to stigma and discrimination within these populations, and doesn’t recognise that substance abuse is a health problem that no amount of law enforcement can fix.” - VAC CEO Simon Ruth


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