AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power, Melbourne Chapter

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AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power, Melbourne Chapter

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  • ACT UP, Melbourne Chapter

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1990 - c. 1994


The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) is an international direct action group formed in New York in March 1987 for people with AIDS advocating for medical research and treatment and against discrimination. Its motto is Silence = Death. The Melbourne Chapter was formed in May 1990 and organised demonstrations, campaigns and events including the 1991 D-Day campaign, the Save Fairfield Hospital campaign, and the Mapping Our Enemy conference in 1993.


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Entered from deposit description 27 November 2012




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