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

Christmas Holidays Emergency Accommodation and Homeless Services 2018

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HelplinesHomeless Hotline—phone 1800 474 753 DVConnect—phone 1800 811 811, Men's line 1800 600 636 Brisbane Homelessness Service Centre—phone 07 3036 4444 Townsville Homelessness Hub—phone 07 4753 0600 Cairns Homelessness Service Hub—phone 07 4046 8050 The Salvation Army (Salvos)—phone 13 72 58 St Vincent de Paul Society (Vinnies)—phone 07 3010 1096 Ozcare—phone 1800 692 273 ... 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

15 Things To Do If You Don’t Do Christmas

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In 1997 the widely popular sitcom Seinfeld brought us Festivus [for the rest of us], which TV critic Dan Salkin describes as "the perfect secular theme for an all-inclusive December gathering". But whether you enjoy a traditional Festivus dinner or not, here are 15 things to keep you and your friends in a joyous mood.Glue things to other things until you're happy with how it looks and hang it on your wall; macaroni... Read more

In for a wet one or expecting the big dry? Alcohol, Parties and You

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Alcohol is a part of life for many people, and moderation is the key to a healthy life. .  The Guidelines, for both men and women, recommend:No more than two (2) standard drinks on any day, to reduce the lifetime risk of harm from alcohol-related disease or injury; and No more than four (4) standard drinks on a single occasion, to reduce the risk of alcohol -related injury arising from that occasion.It is... Read more