Northern Rivers



ENDING HIV RED RIBBON APPEAL                                

Fri 24 Nov – Fri 1 Dec | selected locations + online

Red Ribbons will be available throughout the week from ACON Northern Rivers at 27 Uralba Street Lismore as well as at selected countertops, markets and community events in Nimbin, Casino, Lismore, Ballina, Byron Bay, Brunswick Heads, Mullumbimby and Tweed Heads. On Friday 1 December volunteers will be selling Red Ribbons at the Lismore Shopping Square, downtown Lismore, Nimbin, Byron Bay and Mullumbimby. To register as a volunteer, click here


TREATMENTS BY THE SEA                                

Sat 25 Nov | Far North Coast location | 11am – 4.30pm

A FREE workshop for people living with HIV with a specific look at gut health. Participants will hear from keynote speaker David Crawford, Treatments Officer, Positive Life NSW, who will explore the latest research from two recent international conferences about how HIV changes our body and how we can work with our doctors to ensure that we stay well and healthy. Join in the discussion and bring all those questions you’ve always had about living with HIV. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided. Numbers for the workshop are limited. To register call (02) 6622 1555 or Free Call 1800 633 637.


ABORIGINAL HIV AWARENESS WEEK EVENT                                            

Wed 6 Dec | Casino

An Aboriginal HIV Awareness week event will be held at Bulgarr Nnaru Aboriginal Medical Corporation on 6 December with stalls, speakers, giveaways and a free lunch for community and local service workers. This event is a collaboration between Bulgarr Ngaru, ACON Northern Rivers and HARP North Coast. Bulgarr Ngaru Aboriginal Medical Corporation is located at 153 Canterbury Street, Casino. Please contact ACON Northern Rivers for more information on (02) 6622 1555 or Free Call 1800 633 637.


To keep up to date with all the latest news and Red Ribbon Appeal events in the Northern Rivers and Mid North Coast regions this World AIDS Day, follow the ACON Northern Rivers Facebook page here