June Newsletter

In this edition

  • Society Memberships are due to Expire on the 30thJune 2021
  • AGM & Clinical Meeting: date claimer
  • Registration Open for the ​HIV & Wellness Workshop #19
  • Funding Available to attend ASHM Conferences! 
  • AusPATH Conference

Society Memberships are due to Expire on the 30thJune 2021

The  current membership term ends on the 30th June 2021.  We appreciate and rely on your financial support to the Society. We would like to invite you to renew your membership, the cost is $80.00 for the 2021 – 2022 term.

As well as involvement in debate of contemporary issues in sexual health, of the society offers many benefits.

  • Subscription to the journals of Sexual Health
  • Opportunity to apply for Scholarships (not available to student members)​
  • Access to other organisation’s education events. Additional fees may apply.
  • ASHM Affiliates: access to most of the benefits of ASHM Membership without additional costs.
  • Opportunity to participate in the Society’s advocacy work

AGM & Clinical Meeting: date claimer


Clinical Meeting: Exploring Access to the Health System for Transgender Individuals

  • Speakers include: Dr Graham Neilsen, Dr Stuart Aitken, and Drs Netta Bromdal & Amy Mullens (USQ) plus more to be confirmed!
  • Saturday 21 August 2021 at 10:00am
  • Followed by the SHSQ AGM

Further information to come


Registration Open for the ​HIV & Wellness Workshop #19

The Sexual Health Society of Queensland has been funded by ViiV Healthcare to run the 19th annual HIV & Wellness Workshop!  The event will provide educational updates on HIV trends and foster networking by bringing together the Queensland HIV workforce with the community, government, and private sector. The workshop’s participants will be a mix of doctors, nurses, allied health, and community workers from the sector. 

The program outlines the workshop topics and presenters. All the topics have been nominated by key stakeholders in the HIV sector and developed by our advisory committee listed below.

The workshop will take place on Saturday,19th June 2021 from 9.30am to 4.30pm.  At the Brisbane International Virginia.  Participants will receive further information such as digital resources, maps and other information a few days prior to the workshop.  Participants can attend Face to Face or attend via a Zoom meeting.  Due to the COVID-19 restrictions the face-to-face workshop is restricted to 40 participants.   Don't miss out, register now​!

This workshop is free and made possible by an unrestricted grant from ViiV Healthcare


Funding Available to attend ASHM Conferences! 

SHSQ is providing up to 9 scholarships for full registrations to attend the ASHM Virtual Australasian Sexual Health and HIV&AIDS Conference, 6-9 September 2021.

  • 5 scholarships (valued at $330 each) for Far North Queensland Registered Nurses.   For further information and application, please visit our website.
  • 4 scholarships for general members (valued up to $380 each, depending on profession)  For further information and application, please visit our website​.

AusPATH Conference

The Australian Professional Association for Trans Health, will be holding their Biennial AusPATH Conference from 5th to the 7th August 2021, at Double Tree by Hilton on the Esplanade at Darwin, Northern Territory. For further information visit the AusPATH Conference website​​.

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