Inside the Collection

Australian AIDS Memorial Quilt

World AIDS Day 2013

December 1, 2013

Anni Turnbull
Since its inception on 1 December 1988, World AIDS Day has played an important role in the ongoing global fight to remove the threat of HIV and AIDS. First diagnosed in 1981, the HIV and AIDS epidemic continues to be one of the world’s most significant public health issues, particularly in less affluent countries.

World AIDS Day 1st December 2012- we have come a long way

December 1, 2012

Anni Turnbull
The theme for this year's WORLD AIDS Day is 'getting to Zero, which mean zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination . Zero AIDS related Deaths'. Australia has come a long way since the first World AIDS Day in 1988 and the first AIDS case came to its shores in 1982.

Vince (Vincent) Lovegrove, 1948 – 2012

March 28, 2012

Anni Turnbull
Vince Lovegrove was an Australian journalist, music manager, television producer, musician and AIDS awareness campaigner. Perhaps best known for his job as manager of rock group Divinyls and singer Jimmy Barnes.

World AIDS Day 2011 and the Australian AIDS Memorial Quilt

December 1, 2011

Anni Turnbull
Since its inception on 1 December 1988, World AIDS Day has been a significant factor in the ongoing global fight against HIV/AIDS. First diagnosed in 1981 HIV/AIDS is the major infectious disease of the late 20th century.