Blue Mountains/Southern/Far West NSW

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ENDING HIV RED RIBBON APPEAL                                      

Fri 23 Nov – Sat 1 Dec | Various locations

Red Ribbon merchandise will be available at selected locations across the Blue Mountains, Southern and Far West regions of NSW. Including Katoomba, Wollongong, Wagga Wagga, Griffith, Bateman’s Bay, Bega, Broken Hill and Albury-Wodonga. If you or your organisation is interested in selling red ribbons, call us on 1800 063 060 or email regionaloutreach@acon.org.au. Donations can also be made online at here.

 

ILLAWARRA

 

UNITY ILLAWARRA AND SOUTH COAST WORLD AIDS DAY DANCE

Sat 1 Dec | Illawarra Leagues Club, Church St, Wollongong | From 8pm

Join Unity for their final celebration of the year at the iconic World AIDS Day Dance.  Always a packed event, the dance will have all your favourite tunes, plus amazing drag performances and this year will feature a silent auction. We will be selling red ribbons and have resources available.

 

Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service – U and Me Can Stop HIV BBQ

Thu 29 Nov | Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service, 150 Church St, Wollongong | 11am – 2pm

As part of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander HIV Awareness Week the Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service are holding a BBQ to promote awareness about treatments and support options for clients and families. We are proud to be attending and will have red ribbons available for sale.

 

BLUE MOUNTAINS

 

KATOOMBA

 

WORLD AIDS DAYS FILM SCREENING BPM

Thu 29 Nov | Baroque Room - Carrington Hotel, Katoomba | 6.30pm - 9pm

Support the Ending HIV Red Ribbon Appeal at the screening of the international award winning film BPM.  This incredible film showcases the story of ACT UP in Paris, whose members embraced the battle for those affected by HIV/AIDS by taking on sluggish government agencies and major pharmaceutical companies in bold, invasive actions. Register via the Facebook event page ‘Katoomba - World AIDS Day Event - Film Screening | BPM’.

 

FAR WEST NSW

 

BROKEN HILL

 

WORLD AIDS DAY FILM SCREENING: BPM

Sat 8 Dec | Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, Broken Hill | 6pm – 9pm

Support the Ending HIV Red Ribbon Appeal at the screening of the international award winning film BPM.  This incredible film showcases the story of ACT UP in Paris, whose members embraced the battle for those affected by HIV/AIDS by taking on sluggish government agencies and major pharmaceutical companies in bold, invasive actions.

More info on the Facebook event page Broken Hill - World AIDS Day Event - Film Screening | BPM

 

SOUTHERN NSW

 

ALBURY WODONGA

 

STIGMA

Sat 8 Dec | HotHouse Theatre, Wodonga | 6.30pm – 10.30pm

STIGMA is a production from Devize Co and written by Darren Vizer, that incorporates theatre, dance and physical encounters. A dynamic theatre and movement performance, examining the prejudices, discrimination and stigma experienced by people living with HIV. More info via Facebook event page ‘STIGMA’.

 

 

BATEMANS BAY

 

WALAWAANI – WE HOPE YOU HAVE A SAFE JOURNEY

Fri 30 Nov | Village Centre, Batemans Bay

Come along to the Village Centre in Batemans Bay where you will find our caravan pop-up stall to commemorate World AIDS Day and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander HIV Awareness Week.  There will be Dried Blood Spot testing kits available for people to use to test for HIV, as well as information and resources about Ending HIV and Red Ribbons for sale.

 

BEGA

 

WORLD AIDS DAY FILM SCREENING BPM

Sat 1 Dec | Funhouse Studio, Hill St, Bega | 3pm-8pm

Support the Ending HIV Red Ribbon Appeal at the screening of the international award winning film BPM.  This incredible film showcases the story of ACT UP in Paris, whose members embraced the battle for those affected by HIV/AIDS by taking on sluggish government agencies and major pharmaceutical companies in bold, invasive actions. More info via the Facebook event page ‘Bega - World AIDS Day Event - Film Screening | BPM’.

 

GRIFFITH

 

GRIFFITH COMMUNITY PICNIC

Sat 1 Dec | Memorial Park, Griffith | 6.30pm – 8.30pm

The Griffith community will come together for a special community picnic event at Memorial Park in Griffith on Saturday 1 December to commemorate World AIDS Day. A collaboration between the Griffith Community Centre, Murrumbidgee Local Health District, and ACON, the event will feature music, speakers, community BBQ, and information and health resources. More info via the Facebook event page ‘Griffith - World AIDS Day Event - Community Picnic’.

 

SUSSEX INLET

 

ENDING HIV RED RIBBON APPEAL                        

Sat 1 Dec | selected locations + online

Red Ribbon merchandise will be available from the Sussex Inlet RSL on World AIDS Day. Donations can also be made at www.redribbonappeal.org.au.

 

WAGGA WAGGA

 

WORLD AIDS DAYS FILM SCREENING BPM

Fri 30 Nov | Wagga Wagga City Library | 6pm-8.30pm

Support the Ending HIV Red Ribbon Appeal at the screening of the international award winning film BPM.  This incredible film showcases the story of ACT UP in Paris, whose members embraced the battle for those affected by HIV/AIDS by taking on sluggish government agencies and major pharmaceutical companies in bold, invasive actions. More info on the Facebook event page ‘World AIDS Day: Wagga Wagga’.

 

For the latest on ACON activities in the Blue Mountains, Southern and Far West, follow the ACON Southern & Far West Facebook page: @ACONSouthernNSW

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