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RAPID is currently closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak

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From Wednesday 8th April 2020, RAPID suspended all services operating out of its Fortitude Valley clinic and Townsville clinic, as well as any outreach testing (including at sex-on-premises venues and universities) due to COVID-19 exposure risks to community and testers. We apologise for the inconvenience and are unable to advise how long the closure will last. During these times, please attend your GP or a local... Read more

Managing community concerns about ARV supply

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NAPWHA with Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) and Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine have urged the importance of consistent messaging to the health workforce about HIV treatment supply in Australia. This is vitally important during the current #COVID19 crisis to manage our communities concerns about antiretroviral (ARV) supply. Despite continued assurances... Read more

Are you looking for work right now? Check out who’s hiring

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This is an uncertain time for many within the community, especially in regard to finding employment. JobSearch breaks down the current situation for job seekers and explains how this is being addressed by Government. You can find links to information about income support payments and other supports here. If you are still looked for a job, there are still a lot of businesses and organisations that are currently hiring... Read more

Are you looking local support in your area for housing, food, healthcare, counselling, legal advice, addiction treatment and a whole lot more

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When you’re looking for support, Ask Izzy can help you to find the services you need, now and nearby. It is free and anonymous, and you can search over 360,000 services and if you’re on the Telstra mobile network, you can access Ask Izzy even if you don’t have credit. AskIzzy If you are having trouble accessing food (delivery or funding), please contact QPP and our case management team on 1800 636 241. You... Read more

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 outbreak 03 April 2020 - NAPWHA Advice https://www.qpp.org.au/latest/managing-community-concerns-about-arv-supply 23 March 2020 The health and wellbeing of our staff, clients, and... Read more

HIV Emergency Treatment Fund: Access for people with HIV stranded by COVID19

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The Emergency Treatment Fund is available for all people with HIV in Queensland regardless of Medicare status. If you are stranded in Queensland because of COVID19 and unable to access HIV medications please contact us directly for assistance. Please phone 1800 636 241. or email info@qpp.org.au Applications can be completed online by QPP staff, a member of the HIV Public Health Team, or HIV clinician such as a... 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