Queensland

An equal go for everybody

“Homosexual people are so discriminated against in this state [Queensland] that we are not even included in discussions on discrimination or anti-discrimination legislation.”

July 25th,1983 1983, Courier-Mail

States link their arms in war on AIDS

Plans to co-ordinate research into the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) on a national scale will be formulated in Perth by Australia’s leading immunologists. Their meeting to discuss these plans will be held on Saturday and will be followed by a public meeting on Sunday, at which an announcement about the research is expected.

July 19th,1983 1983, Herald (Melbourne)

AIDS suspects watched

THERE were no confirmed cases of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome in Queensland, the Health Minister, Mr Austin, said yesterday. He said the Health Department had investigated four suspected cases and eliminated two as most unlikely. The other two were still being monitored and would be for some months.

July 19th,1983 1983, Courier-Mail

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

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