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HIV in Australia 2022 Factsheet

Each year, the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) provides a snapshot of what HIV looks like in Australia. This resource, provides the most up to date epidemiological data in the form of an infographic.

Key points:

HIV in Australia 2022 reflects some of the many impacts of COVID-19, including disruptions to testing and prevention.

  • HIV notifications have declined by 37% in Australia since 2016.
  • COVID-19 disruptions – including less HIV testing – have contributed to the dramatic drop in HIV notifications in 2020.
  • Most HIV transmission today occurs where one partner has HIV but does not know it. We must urgently restore testing rates to pre-pandemic levels.

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