SPECIAL NOTICE: 2019 Novel Corona Virus

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Multilingual Resource Library Currently with information available in 18 languages (more to come) from Health authorities at Federal, State and Global levels. How to Self-Isolate during the COVID-19 outbreak23 March 2020The health and wellbeing of our staff, clients, and the community during the current COVID-19 pandemic is our number one priority.  We have been actively... Read more

HIV Emergency Treatment Fund: Access for Chinese nationals with HIV

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[calameo code=002946133c0225852e3df width=360 height=300 view=slide mode=mini clickto=embed clicktarget=_blank clicktourl=undefined hidelinks=1]Chinese nationals stranded in Queensland by the travel ban pertaining to COVID-19 can access HIV treatments through an application to the HIV Emergency Treatment Fund.Applications can be completed online by QPP staff, a member of the HIV Public Health Team, or HIV... Read more

Partnerships Supporting Innovative HIV Research 

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QPP continues to engage and partner with state and national research institutions, government and other community based organisations to build an evidence base that demonstrates the impact of the services we provide for people with HIV. In addition QPP seeks to focus on research that seeks to better understand the needs of our communities and further our knowledge to ensure the services we provide are... Read more

Peer Navigator Nathan continues to uplift PLHIV and fight stigma in the Courier Mail!

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QPP would like to celebrate Nathan, one of our Peer Navigators, on continuing to be a voice for change in our community and his hard work in reshaping the discussions around HIV. In addition to his work as a peer navigator Nathan has worked on a stigma reduction and resilience program, and his ongoing passion for uplifting people living with HIV continues to inspire us all. Thanks to the Courier Mail for publishing this... Read more

HIV FUTURES 9: AN AUSTRALIAN SURVEY OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV

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Please fill in the survey now at www.hivfutures.org.auHIV Futures 9 is a survey about the health and wellbeing of PLHIV. We are keen to hear from PLHIV all over Australia – men, women and trans* people, heterosexual, gay and bisexual people.HIV Futures is an important project.  It provides information to help governments, clinical services and community groups plan programs and policy.You can fill in the... Read more

Media Release: Queensland Positive People appoints new CEO

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MEDIA RELEASE13 May 2019Queensland Positive People appoints new CEOQueensland Positive People (QPP) is delighted to announce the appointment of public health HIV expert Melissa Warner as our new Chief Executive Officer. Ms Warner has over 20 years’ HIV clinical and program delivery experience gained from diverse roles within NGOs, government organisations and clinical settings in Australia, UK and Asia. ... Read more

Positive Living Development Institute Workshop Scholarships

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Applications are now open for the next Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) Australia and New Zealand workshop.If you're living with HIV this workshop will challenge, encourage and build you into becoming a stronger leader in your community.“As a long term advocate, attending the PLDI workshop was an unexpected highlight. I had the valuable opportunity to be reminded of the power of peer networking... Read more

Affordable Gift Ideas

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Getting unique and thoughtful presents for everyone can be hard, so here are 5 DIY and 10 Mix and Match ideas to give to anyone in your life.DIYBath bombs There is nothing like getting into a fresh and fun bath of colourful water. If the person don't have a bathtub try a Shower Steamer, just leave it at the bottom of the shower and let it diffuse essential oils into your shower. Candied Popcorn This is a... Read more

End of Year Holiday Closure

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Queensland Positive People will be closed from 5pm on 20th December 2019 through to 9am on 6th January 2020. We hope to see you in the New Year.  Emergencies If someone’s life is in danger or there is an immediate risk of harm, call emergency services on 000. HIV treatment/care: Urgent or treatment related concerns, please seek advice from your GP, out of hours medical provider (e.g. Home doctor service ... Read more

Health Care and Self Care

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The Festive Season is upon us, and this means that many health and medical services may be shutting their doors for the New Year and Christmas period. This may mean your GP, HIV clinic and pharmacy where you collect your medicine could be unavailable, and it’s important to have a plan for your health care during that time. This could mean calling any services you routinely use to find out their closure dates, having... Read more