Volunteering in the face of adversity
17 May 2022
Abdurahman Katamish came to Melbourne from Cairo to study. As an international student, he sought a society that was more accepting of diversity and celebrated our LGBTIQ communities. Soon after his arrival, the COVID-19 pandemic hit. In the face of an unprecedented challenge, he turned to volunteering to take an active role in the community and make a lasting impact.
09 May 2022
A New Face Behind Therapeutic Services
We recently welcomed Alyssha Fooks to Thorne Harbour Health as the Manager of Therapeutic Services and Capacity Building. With a portfolio that includes family violence, counselling, alcohol and other drug use, and building the capacity of mainstream services – Alyssha took a moment to talk about her work and coming to Thorne Harbour.
30 Mar 2022
Trans Day of Visibility 2022
March 31st marks Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV) – an annual opportunity to celebrate our trans and gender diverse (TGD) communities. In recent years, a number of TGD people have featured in Thorne Harbour Health campaigns and publications. For TDOV 2022, we talk to of few of them about visibility and its importance in addressing the challenges faced by our TGD communities.
21 Feb 2022
PLC Newsletter - Autumn 2022
Autumn is just around the corner, but the latest PLC newsletter is out now!
11 Jan 2022
CEO Update: Isolating This Summer
In light of the current omicron variant of COVID-19, Thorne Harbour Health CEO Simon Ruth encourages our communities to look after those of use isolating during the summer festival season.
14 Dec 2021
Protecting You as COVID-19 Restrictions Ease and We Open Up
Thorne Harbour Health (THH), Living Positive Victoria (LPV), and Positive Women Victoria (PWV), are pleased that we are now able to reconnect with our members, clients, and communities.
25 Nov 2021
Taking Part in World AIDS Day 2021
While restrictions have eased, World AIDS Day 2021 is still going to look a little different than in previous years. Thankfully, there are still plenty of ways you can get involved and spread the word that 40 Years On, HIV Still Matters.
14 Oct 2021
Join the 2021 World AIDS Day Remembrance Ceremony
This year, due to COVID-19, the 2021 World AIDS Day event will be carried out without people gathering at the Positive Living Centre. There will be an online event and we are encouraging members of the public to contribute to this year’s memorial.
04 Oct 2021
Australian Blood Donation Policy is Out of Step with International Reforms
The team at the HIV AIDS Legal Centre (HALC) take a look at recent reforms to blood donation policies around the world and find that Australia is behind the times when it comes to the requirements on men who have sex with men (MSM).
29 Sep 2021
PLC Newsletter - Spring 2021
Spring has sprung and so has the latest edition of the PLC Newsletter!
22 Sep 2021
Call for Board Nominations
The Victorian AIDS Council Inc (VAC) and Gay Men’s Health Centre Inc (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.
17 Sep 2021
Legal work during the AIDS Crisis: Alan Farrar
As part of a new series from HALC featuring the longstanding lawyers behind the service for PLHIV, this interview with Alan Farrar discusses the work he did during the height of the AIDS crisis in Melbourne.
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