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.
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.