World AIDS Day 2021

Burnet Institute is a partner and proud supporter of the Victorian World AIDS Day 2021 Community Launch, Community Forum, and mHIVE Symposium.

You are invited to join us to acknowledge that people living with HIV are not forgotten and that we continue in our efforts toward the prevention of HIV, the removal of barriers to testing & treatment and access to services without judgement and stigma.

These events will be streamed live. Please register your attendance below to receive streaming access details. Please note that the 9am – 12pm and 1pm sessions require separate registrations.

9:00 am

Welcome and Official Launch of World AIDS Day 2021

9:05 am

Opening address by The Hon Martin Foley, Victorian Minister for Health & The Hon Harriet Shing, Parliamentary Secretary for Equality

9:25 am

Panel Discussion: 40 Years of HIV, where to next? Moderated by Associate Professor Jen Power, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society along with members of the Living Positive Victoria Speakers Bureau.

10:00 am


11:00 am

Community Forum: HIV in 2031
Moderated by Michael West, Manager, Sexual Health and Viral Hepatitis program, Victorian Department of Health, with panellists Brent Allan, ICASO; Kirsty Machon, Executive Officer, Positive Women Victoria; Richard Keane, Chief Executive Officer, Living Positive Victoria; and Simon Ruth, CEO, Thorne Harbour Health

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for the morning session

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


1:00 pm

mHIVE World AIDS Day Symposium 2021 Program: Targeting the 4th 90 – Living well with HIV

Featuring speakers:
Professor Serena Spudich, Gilbert H. Glaser Professor of Neurology, Yale, School of Medicine, USA
Professor Jenny Hoy, Director, HIV Medicine, The Alfred Hospital / Monash University
Professor Mark Stoové, Head, Public Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne
Professor Brett Sutton, Victorian Chief Health Officer
Dr Miranda Smith, Project Officer, The Peter Doherty Institute
HIV Community Members from the Living Positive Victoria Speakers Bureau

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for the mHIVE World AIDS Day Symposium and for the full program

Date & Time

Wednesday, 1 December, 2021
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM AEDT

Contact Details

For more information about this event, please contact:

Professor Mark A Stoové

Head of Public Health