1 December 2016:  The Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference is the premier medical/scientific conference in the Australasian HIV and related diseases sector. The 2016 Conference was held in Adelaide from 16–18 November, in conjunction with the Australasian Sexual Health Conference.

Selection and review of the research from the conference committee has been carried out and is now available as the 2016 Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference Report.

Access the Report

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2016 Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference Report   |   View it as an Online Publication

Also: Read news generated from research presented at the conferences through our online Media Coverage Book


The purpose of this report is to:

  • Share key learnings with policy makers, health professionals, and community and
  • Promote the importance of investing in and sharing research, and having evidence-based HIV policy. 

We hope you find the report - with its thematic 'take home' messages from the Conference Committee, links to abstracts and slide presentations and highlights from community, clinicians and researchers - useful and encourage you to share it widely with your networks.

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Featured in this report

​Overview from Australia

Opening Plenary and Welcome from Bridget Haire 

HIV Surveillance Reports

Testing, Treatment & Cascade of Care


Science/Cure Research


Diversifying Epidemics/Priority Populations

​Politics, Policy, Culture

Anal Cancer


Community Highlights

Media Coverage/Social Media


A note about the report

The purpose of this report is to capture highlights from the 2016 Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference and to provide a tool to share research presented there. Only a small number of research papers are included. For the full list of presentations please visit the Conference Program page, and click on the ‘more info’ tabs for links to abstracts and presentations.

Within this document, research paper titles underlined in orange are hyperlinked to related abstracts. Presentation slides are also included where available.