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Australian Contact Tracing Manual 2nd Edition
Body Art – tattoos, body piercing, branding, cutting and scarification
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Hepatitis
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HIV/AIDS Policy
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ANCAHRD Annual Report 2000-2001 (January 2002) (pdf file 621Kb large file size warning)
The annual report, by ANCARD to the Federal Minister for Health and Ageing.

National HIV/AIDS Strategy 1999-00 to 2003-04 – 'Changes and Challenges’ (2000) – (pdf file 462Kb)
The current national HIV/AIDS strategy. In providing direction for Australia’s continuing response to HIV/AIDS, this Strategy builds on the experience and knowledge that has been developed in Australia during nearly two decades of combating the virus. This Strategy concludes 30 June 2004. A new Strategy is in development.

Proving Partnership: ANCARD Review of the Third National HIV/AIDS Strategy (May 1999) – (pdf file 888Kb large file size warning)
Review of the third national HIV/AIDS strategy.

Protecting our Investment:1997 Report to the Minister for Health and Family Services (February 1998) – (pdf file 2.2Mb large file size warning)
The first annual report, by ANCARD to the Federal Minister for Health and Family Services.

HIV Testing Policy: IGCARD (December 1998) – (pdf file 294Kb)
Testing for the presence of HIV infection, in association with appropriate counselling and peer support, is critical in diagnosis, in facilitating early intervention as a management strategy for the disease and in minimising transmission of HIV. This paper discusses the principles guiding HIV testing policy and related matters, and provides recommendations on the following specific areas: guidelines for pre-test discussion and post-test counselling; the testing system; antenatal, home-based and rapid testing; and funding arrangements.

The National Indigenous Australians’ Sexual Health Strategy 1996-97 to 1998-99 A report of the ANCARD Working Party on Indigenous Australian’s sexual health. (June 1997) – (pdf file 585Kb large file size warning)
This document contains clearly defined and articulated strategies that address the specific clinical care and cultural needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.

Partnerships in Practice: National HIV/AIDS Strategy 1996-97 to 1998-99 (December 1996) – (pdf file 183Kb)
This was the third national HIV/AIDS strategy that has since been replaced by the National HIV/AIDS Strategy 1999-00 to 2003-04 – 'Changes and Challenges’.

Status Report: on implementation of the final report recommendations of the Legal Working Party (June 1999) – (pdf file 222Kb)
The Status Report covers priority areas identified by the HIV/AIDS Implementation Working Group (IWG), established jointly by the Minister for Justice and the Minister for Health and Community Services, in September 1993.

Rights Analysis Instrument (August 1999) – (pdf file 254Kb)
A rights analysis instrument to measure compliance with the international guidelines on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights.

Infrastructure benchmarks for Design, Implementation and Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Health Promotion Programs for Gay and Homosexually Active Men (September 1999) – (pdf file 201Kb)

National Evaluation Framework for HIV/AIDS Health Promotion for Gay men and Other Homosexually Active men. (1999) – (pdf file 507Kb large file size warning)

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Hepatitis Policy
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National Hepatitis C Testing Policy (pdf file 275Kb)
A document intended to provide advice to government, health professionals, industry, hepatitis C infected individuals, and the community in general, about matters associated with hepatitis C testing.

Return on Investment in Needle and Syringe Programs in Australia – Report
(pdf file 714Kb large file size warning)
In 2000, the Department of Health and Ageing engaged Health Outcomes International Pty Ltd (HOI) in association with the National Centre for HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research (NCHECR) to undertake a study into the economic effectiveness (or return on investment) of needle and syringe programs (NSPs) in Australia.

Return on Investment in Needle and Syringe Programs in Australia – Summary Report
(pdf file 260Kb)

Estimates and Projections of the Hepatitis C Virus Epidemic in Australia 2002 – (pdf file 384Kb)

National Hepatitis C Strategy 1999-00 to 2003-04 (2000) – (pdf file 462Kb)
The current national hepatitis C strategy. This Strategy concludes 30 June 2004. A new Strategy is in development.

Hepatitis C: Informing Australia’s National Response (2000) – (pdf file 778Kb large file size warning)
This document contains eight papers that were commissioned to inform the development of the National Hepatitis C Strategy. The papers are:

Issues Related to the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Infection
Hepatitis C Infection in Non-Australian Born Populations in Australia
Hepatitis C Infection in Indigenous Communities in Australia
The Epidemiology of Hepatitis C Infection in Prison Populations
Natural History of Hepatitis C Virus Infection
Occupational Exposure to Hepatitis C in Health Care Settings
Hepatitis C and Discrimination
Hepatitis C Virology
Hepatitis C: A Review of Australia’s Response (January 1999) – (pdf file 963Kb large file size warning)
The former National Hepatitis C Action Plan served Australia well. It placed hepatitis C on the public health agenda relatively early in the epidemic and encouraged the development of a consistent national approach. This paper discusses the need for a more assertive response to the epidemic.

Hepatitis C Virus Projections Working Group: Estimates and Projections of the Hepatitis C Virus Epidemic in Australia (August 1998) – (pdf file 574Kb large file size warning)
To plan an appropriate public health response to the hepatitis C virus (HCV) epidemic in Australia, both in terms of preventive measures and treatment needs, good estimates and projections of the rates of HCV infection and its long term sequelae are required. To achieve this, the Hepatitis C Virus Projections Working Group was formed under the auspices of, and reporting to, the Australian National Council on AIDS and Related Diseases (ANCARD) Hepatitis C Sub-Committee. Hard copies of this report can be obtained by contacting the National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research

A Strategy for the Detection and Management of Hepatitis C in Australia (March 1997)
(This publication can be found in the NHMRC list of rescinded publications) The National Hepatitis C Action Plan was endorsed by AHMAC in October 1994 and builds on the recommendations of the joint NHMRC/AHMAC Hepatitis C Taskforce report. The Action Plan recommends a series of major initiatives to be undertaken to reduce transmission of hepatitis C and to minimise the personal and social impact for those already infected.This is a document prepared by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

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Related Policy
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National Drug Strategic Framework 1998-99 to 2002-03 (November 1998) – (pdf file 394Kb)
A strategy to reduce the harm caused by drugs in our community.

National Communicable Diseases Surveillance Strategy (1996) – (pdf file 150Kb)
The National Communicable Diseases Surveillance Strategy is an initiative of the Chief Health Officers of Australia. Its aim is to reduce the social and economic impact of communicable diseases on the Australian population, through the provision of a national framework to monitor communicable diseases and plan and prioritise interventions.

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Research
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Designing Effective STI Strategies (July 2003) – (pdf file 122Kb) This Paper outlines 13 key points for consideration in designing effective sexually transmitted infection (STI) strategies and the potential savings and public health benefits from modestly expanding programs and refocusing them towards prevention and early detection.

Review of Australian HIV/AIDS Research (August 1999) – (pdf file 122Kb)
This review focuses on the experience of managing Australian HIV/AIDS research over a period of more than a decade, and provides recommendations to guide the further development of this activity under the fourth national HIV/AIDS strategy.

Research Priorities for Hepatitis C (May 1999) – (pdf file 41Kb)
This paper discusses public health action to control the current epidemic and research aimed at supporting and enhancing control strategies.

Miracle or Madness? (March 1999) – (pdf file 204Kb)
This paper documents the proceedings of a workshop on HIV vaccine development in Australia, Sydney 25-26 March 1999. Australia may or may not be a clever country, but there is little evidence that many of its citizens expect it to be. When our scientists overcome their lack of funding to lead the world in an important field, the reaction is often a mixture of sceptical surprise and jingoistic pride.

Australian Hepatitis C Research Register (1998)
Provides information on current (1998) research into hepatitis C and related issues. This document is divided into three areas of research.

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Media
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HIV/AIDS Media Guide second edition 2000 (pdf file 416Kb)
The HIV Media Guide is designed primarily for people working in the media, but it is also a useful resource for a range of people dealing with HIV/AIDS.

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Education
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Australian Contact Tracing Manual 2nd Edition
A practical handbook for health care providers managing people with HIV, viral hepatitis, other STD’s and HIV-related tuberculosis.

Body Art – Tattoos, body piercing, branding, cutting & scarification

Don’t sweat it – good hardware is always installed by professionals! (August 2000)
A retro picture postcard for Body Piercers, to give out to clients and provide information about how to choose a reputable piercer.

That’s healing great Zoe! Like I said – it’s worth going to a professional! (August 2000)
A retro picture postcard for Body Piercers, to give out to clients and provide information about how to choose a reputable piercer.

Healthy Body Art (August 2000)
If body art is not done properly you could suffer nerve damage, scarring or infections such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV. This pamphlet is written in conjunction the Body Art industry and is designed to advise people about the health and safety precautions associated with tattoos, body piercing, branding, cutting and scarification.

Hygienic Procedures for Body Piercers (August 2000) – (pdf file 92Kb)
Poor infection control knowledge can contribute to the transmission of bacterial infections, hepatitis B & hepatitis C and HIV. This booklet describes the basic steps body piercers can take to help protect themselves and their customers against the diseases associated with body piercing.

Hygienic Procedures for Tattooists: Protecting the Health of Yourself and Your Clients (August 2000) – (pdf file 129Kb)
Unclean equipment, unhygienic premises and procedures can transmit blood borne infections such as hepatitis C, hepatitis B, HIV and a whole range of bacterial infections. This booklet highlights some of the precautions that Tattooists should take and the basic steps to hygienic and healthy tattooing to protect themselves and their clients.

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Ethics
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Ethical Considerations in the Conduct of Phase I and II HIV Preventive Vaccine Trials in Australia (pdf file 209Kb)
This issues paper is intended to stimulate discussion on ethical issues raised by the conduct of Phase I and II HIV Preventive Vaccine Trials in Australia.

Health Care Professionals
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A Model of Care for the Management of Hepatitis C Infection in Adults (July 2003) – (pdf file 324Kb)
The Primary aim of this Model of Care (MOC) is to provide medical practitioners (both general and specialists) with best practice guidelines for the clinical care of people with hepatitis C. Paramedical groups, community support services and people with hepatitis C may also find this guide useful. The link above is the complete PDF document.

Hepatitis C: A Management Guide for General Practitioners (May 2000) – (pdf file 603Kb large file size warning)
© Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
This guide is the special December 1999 issue of the Australian Family Physician, the Journal of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Hard copies may be ordered from The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners through their website or through the ANCAHRD publications office.

Epidemiology of the Hepatitis C Virus (May 2000)
Epidemiology of the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), endorsed by the Communicable Diseases Network Australia, is the third report in the Communicable Diseases Intelligence report series.

NSP Information Kit (May 2000) – (pdf file 20Kb)
Needle and Syringe Programs have been one of the major public health success stories and have reduced the transmission of HIV and hepatitis C. The overwhelming weight of evidence points to the conclusion that these Programs are an essential public health measure. This folder comprises two complementary booklets.

A review of the evidence – (pdf file 120Kb)
This review summarises the literature on the provision of sterile injecting equipment to people who inject and other related issues.

Your questions answered – (pdf file 86Kb)
This booklet is to assist professionals in answering questions about this important public health strategy.

The Management of HIV/AIDS: A resource guide for Indigenous primary health care organisations (2000) – (pdf file 512Kb large file size warning)
This manual provides clear and useful information that will assist in planning and designing effective care and support services for Indigenous peoples in Australia.

Antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection in women and children: Standard of care guidelines (January 1999) – (pdf file 292Kb)
This paper discusses a series of clinical cases involving HIV-infected women contemplating pregnancy or already pregnant and regimens to reduce perinatal transmission of HIV. The cases represent some of the likely scenarios that the physician caring for HIV-infected women of childbearing age would face.

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Understanding Hep C: Nursing people with hepatitis C (1999) – (pdf file 161Kb)
It is very likely that every nurse and midwife will care for someone with hepatitis C at some point in their career. This supplement presents an update on hepatitis C case management.

STD control in remote Aboriginal communities: A manual for clinic workers (1999) – (pdf file 312Kb)
This manual is written as a resource for remote Aboriginal Health Services and clinic workers in northern and central Australia to use in designing and implementing STD control and HIV prevention programs.

Hepatitis C and HIV: The Coinfection Resource Folder (1999)
© Haemophilia Foundation of Australia. These publications bring together a range of information and resources relevant to people with haemophilia who are coinfected with hepatitis C and HIV. This information may also be useful for family members and friends who wish to have a better understanding about coinfection issues. To access the following information sheets visit http://www.haemophilia.org.au.

Hepatitis C and HIV: A Brief Overview – There are a range of viral infections that cause hepatitis. This information sheet talks about hepatitis C, the one that is most prevalent and damaging to people with haemophilia.
Coinfection Issues – A significant proportion of people in developed countries who are coinfected with hepatitis C and HIV are people with haemophilia. This information sheet talks about managing these viruses and the importance of overall health maintenance.
Complementary Treatments and Therapies – There is now a growing amount of research being done and published, this information sheet discusses complementary therapy alternatives for both symptomatic and anti-viral treatment.
Lifestyle Issues – This information sheet talks about taking charge of your life by making healthy choices.
Discrimination – Under the Federal, State and Territory anti-discrimination laws, “disability” includes people with infectious diseases and illnesses. Knowing where you stand is critical to being able to ensure that you do not suffer discrimination. This information sheet offers advice about who to talk to about understanding your rights.
Accessing Up To Date Information – The information available about hepatitis C, HIV and coinfection changes rapidly. One of the ways to take charge of your own health is to keep up to date with new information. This information outlines ways to access new information as well as some resources that are currently available.
Model of care for HIV infection in adults (1998) – (pdf file 145Kb)
This documents a recommended plan for the management of patients with HIV from the initial assessment of HIV seropositivity, CD4 count and viral load.

CTTAC Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV Infection: Principles of Use – Standard of Care Guidelines
(October 1997)This document contains recommendations, to guide clinicians, from the Clinical Trials and Treatments Advisory Committee of the former Australian National Council on AIDS and Related Diseases (ANCARD) for use of antiretroviral (ARV) agents in HIV infected patients.

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Hepatitis
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Hepatitis C: Information for all Australians(1998) – (pdf file 97Kb)
This eight-page pamphlet talks about what to do if you think you have hepatitis C, the support services available in your State or Territory and contact telephone numbers in you are infected or affected by hepatitis C.

Preparing for Testing: Hepatitis C (March 2000) (hard copy only)
If you are thinking about being tested for hepatitis C, this booklet provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about hepatitis C, testing procedures and making choices for health and wellbeing. Order copies of this booklet through your local state office on the HEPATITIS C COUNCIL links page.

Women and hepatitis C (1999) (Hard copy only)
Women who have learned to live with hepatitis C guided the content of this informative booklet; they offer their experience and courage to other women facing this disease. Knowing more about hepatitis C may help reduce your fears and anxieties and help you make positive choices about your health and lifestyle. Order copies of this booklet through your local state office on the HEPATITIS C COUNCIL links page.

Contact 99 (June 1999) (Hard copy only)
This booklet explains what it means to have hepatitis C and answers many of the questions people ask when they are first diagnosed. Most importantly, this booklet gives support and information contact details. Order copies of this booklet through your local state office on the HEPATITIS C COUNCIL links page.

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Parents
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Talking Sexual Health – A Parent’s Guide (2000) (Hard copy only)
This booklet is a useful starting point that provides information to help parents talk with their children about sex and sexual health, in their own way.

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Secondary School Teachers
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Teaching about Hepatitis C: A School Education Teacher Support
This site provides classroom materials about hepatitis C and other blood-borne viruses (BBVs) for teachers to use with students in years 9 and 10, and possibly with students in years 11 and 12. The site also provides links for teachers to find more detailed information about hepatitis C, and that students can use for project work. The link above will direct you to the website of the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society.

Talking Sexual Health – National framework for education about STIs, HIV/AIDS and blood-borne viruses in Secondary Schools(2000) (Electronic copy only) – (pdf file 777Kb large file size warning)

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Young People
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Blood Rules OK
Copies of „Blood Rules OK” can only be accessed by downloads from this site. Hard copies are no longer available.
Poster – (pdf file 270Kb)
Pamphlet – (pdf file 176Kb)
Book – (pdf file 270Kb)
HIV/AIDS
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World Aids Day 2001

If you would like to view the images developed for the World Aids Day 2001 Campaign, please click on the following link: www.worldaidsday.org.au

World Aids Day 2000 Designs

Approved Safe Poster
Approved Respect Poster
Approved Unite Poster
Approved Support Poster

Occasional Papers
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Occasional Paper No. 1 (pdf file 226Kb) – Barriers to access and effective use of anti-discrimination remedies for people living with HIV and HCV.

Occasional Paper No. 2 (pdf file 108Kb) – Reforming the law to ensure appropriate responses to the risk of disease transmission.

Bulletins
Bulletins 2002

No. 25 – Condoms and Dams (PDF file 68Kb)

Management of exposure to blood/body fluids in a health care setting (PDF file 87Kb)

HIV Chronology – A history of HIV/AIDS (PDF file 197Kb)

Bulletins 2001

No. 19 – HIV, Hepatitis and other blood borne viruses and Sport (PDF 203Kb)

No. 20 – HIV Incidence Among Gay Men Could There be an Increase (PDF 68Kb)

No. 21 – Infection Control Recommendations for Skin Piercing Procedures such as Acupuncture, Hair Electrolysis, Ear Piercing and Tattooing (PDF 241Kb)

No. 22 – HIV Drug Resistance Assays (PDF 65Kb)

No. 23 – Infection Control for Hairdressing (PDF 117Kb)

No. 24 – Infection Control Precautions in First Aid and Resuscitation (PDF 116Kb)

No. 26 – HIV Infection and Bone Grafting (PDF 41Kb)

No. 27 – HIV and Blood Transfusion and Administration of Blood Products (PDF 61Kb)

No. 28 – Guidelines for the management and Post Exposure Prophylaxis of individuals who sustain nonoccupational exposure to HIV (PDF 162Kb)

No. 30 – Facts about HIV and AIDS (PDF 102Kb)

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  1. Australian National Council on AIDS, Hepatitis C and Related Diseases: HIV/AIDS Media Guide (2000)
  2. Management of unprotected sexual encounters | The Medical Journal of Australia
  3. Impact of an education campaign on management in pregnancy of women infected with a blood-borne virus | The Medical Journal of Australia
  4. Council on AIDS and Related Diseases, 1999.
  5. Australian National Council on AIDS, Hepatitis C and Related Diseases – Government Agency