The NSW HIV Strategy 2016-2020 continues the NSW
Government’s commitment to achieving the virtual elimination of HIV
transmission in NSW by 2020, building on the targets and activities that proved
successful in implementing the NSW HIV Strategy 2012-2015.
It is based
on current evidence, and continues the focus by NSW on preventing HIV
transmission, increasing HIV testing frequency in priority populations in
accordance with risk, integrating HIV testing as part of routine care in
priority settings and strengthening systems for rapid treatment initiation and
The Strategy’s goals are to virtually eliminate HIV
transmission in NSW by 2020 and to sustain the virtual elimination of HIV
transmission in people who inject drugs, sex workers and from mother-to-child.
The NSW HIV Strategy 2016-2020 is available as a PDF download via the NSW Health website: