A report by the Kirby institute shows Indigenous HIV rates skyrocketed despite an decrease in the rest of the population.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration approves a HIV self-testing device described by one public health advocates as "the missing puzzle piece" in the fight against the blood-borne virus.
Eve van Grafhorst was almost three when she was diagnosed with HIV in 1985. Then she was banned from childcare, and eventually her family was hounded to New Zealand where they started a new life.
HIV, once considered unstoppable, is on the decline and Australia has made huge strides in reducing new cases, but while the latest results are generally good news, rates of infection in Indigenous and some regional communities are on the rise.
Ninety per cent of sex workers are planning on opting out of the My Health record scheme, and experts say they are right to be wary.
Ed Moreno was diagnosed with HIV in 1990 and thought he would be dead by 30. He is now 53, with an undetectable viral load, but the stigma continues to impact his life.
The cost of HIV-prevention drug PrEP will be slashed, with the final hurdle now cleared for adding it to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.
During the darkest days of the South Africa's AIDS epidemic, Lucia Mazibuko felt ashamed to walk down her own street. Her remarkable life inspired people around the world, and her death has sparked an outpouring of grief.
The AIDS crisis arrived in Australia in 1982 and triggered an enormous and successful public health response, largely driven by volunteers.