Facts on AIDS

“Certainly, AIDS is a matter of concern. Its treatment as a media event, the way in which misinformation and speculation have been allowed to dominate public knowledge and debate, have been thoroughly counter-productive in Australia.”

June 29th,1983 1983, Sydney Morning Herald

AIDS action

In setting up a committee of experts to set guidelines for the treatment of suspected AIDS sufferers, the State Health Department has acted sensibly.

June 28th,1983 1983, Courier-Mail

A cautious world of AIDS and gays

“Everybody is talking about it. It’s such a frightening thing, so frightening that people are almost joking about it.” Mr Stephen Allkins, a young homosexual from Elizabeth Bay, was sitting in the Flinders Hotel in Darlinghurst yesterday, talking about the AIDS scare and the Sydney gay community’s response to it.

June 28th,1983 1983, Sydney Morning Herald

Load More Posts
Australia's response to the AIDS epidemic, in real time, 30 years on.
Follow @RealTimeAIDS on Twitter or Facebook for the best experience.

Powered by WordPress, Endless & Sneek