Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

Identity area

Type of entity

Peak council

Authorized form of name

Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • AFAO

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1985 -


The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations was formed at the first AIDS Conference in Melbourne on 17 November 1985 by the state-based AIDS Councils. Other members of the federation are the National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS (NAPWA), the Australian IV League, the Anwernekenhe National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander HIV/AIDS Alliance (ANA), and Scarlet Alliance, the Australian Sex Workers Association. The federation provides leadership, coordination and support to Australia's policy, advocacy and health promotion response to HIV/AIDS. It is also active in the Asia Pacific region.


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Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area


Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description 22 November 2012




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