Queensland Positive People

QPP is a peer-based advocacy and service organisation committed to actively promoting self-determination and empowerment for all people living with HIV (PLHIV).

The organisation has grown through peers and allies creating safe and supportive spaces with and for each other – where we support each other to be well-informed; experience health and quality of life free from stigma and discrimination; feel empowered to enjoy increased levels of optimism, confidence and resilience; and play an active role in determining our futures.

Every year and decade, the landscape of HIV changes – new evidence and technologies emerge and more and more people from diverse backgrounds reach out and become involved. As PLHIV and allies, we are incredibly diverse in age, gender, sexuality, culture, ethnicity and religion.

As we explore, learn, and develop – demand for QPP’s services continues to grow.

QPP has transitioned into a multi-disciplinary service provider – including the very welcomed professionalisation of a long history of peer support. QPP’s peer navigators, case managers and peer testers provide support and practical assistance for people living with HIV and HIV/STIs for people at risk of HIV/STIs.

QPP can provide support with:

  • Social connection
  • Social and emotional support
  • HIV support and health navigation for HIV diagnosis, treatment and care.
  • Practical assistance with accessing medications, clinical services, food, housing and other essential support services including mental health.
  • Information and support with stigma, discrimination, migration and the law.
  • Emergency Relief Funding
  • HIV/STI rapid testing.

QPP works closely with state, national and internal partners to deliver comprehensive and coordinated responses to the needs of people living with HIV and people at risk of HIV/STIs.

QPP is an inclusive organisation and has no political or religious affiliations. Together we can ensure no one has to face HIV alone.

QPP is also an Australian, Incorporated Association and registered Australian Charity for taxation purposes.

Viewer Advice: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that QPP’s website and Talking About Treatment series of films may contain images and voices of people who are now deceased.

QPP Events

Jun
18
Fri
5:30 pm Multicultural Social Group – Fie... @ QPP
Multicultural Social Group – Fie... @ QPP
Jun 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Multicultural Social Group - Fiesta Latina @ QPP
For our Multicultural Group this month we are holding a “Una Fiesta Latina” to support NAPWHA‘s Community Conversation with our Spanish and Portuguese speaking communities. We’re meeting in our 21 Manilla St courtyard on Friday[...]
Jun
27
Sun
11:30 am Gold Coast Social Group @ Korman Family Park
Gold Coast Social Group @ Korman Family Park
Jun 27 @ 11:30 am
Gold Coast Social Group @ Korman Family Park
The Gold Coast Social Group is on again this month. Come along, soak up some sun, and enjoy a BBQ Lunch with Steve and your GC community. Any questions, please contact Steve B on 0485[...]
Jul
3
Sat
11:30 am Saturday Brisbane BBQ @ QPP
Saturday Brisbane BBQ @ QPP
Jul 3 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Saturday Brisbane BBQ @ QPP
Come along and join us for a nice lunch and an even better chat. No RSVP needed just come along to 21 Manilla St, East Brisbane. If you do have some dietary requirements please let[...]
Jul
11
Sun
10:30 am Long Term Survivors and Mature A... @ QPP
Long Term Survivors and Mature A... @ QPP
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am
Long Term Survivors and Mature Aged Group @ QPP
If you’ve been living with HIV long term or are of mature age, please come and join Garth and friends on the second Sunday of every month. 21 Manilla St, East Brisbane from 10:30am onwards.[...]
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