Your Voice Matters – Surveys for PLHIV, MSM & LBQSSAW


As a community organisation, the voices of the communities we serve matter to us. Surveys are conducted so we can better understand your needs – to improve our services, programs and inform policy.

This week, Henry von Doussa from the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society (ARCSHS) chats to us about the HIV Futures 9 Survey – A national survey of people living with HIV. He talks about some of the things we have learnt from past surveys and how the information gathered can improve the lives of people living with HIV and their communities.

Tex continues the conversation around the annual Melbourne Gay Community Periodic Survey (MGCPS)

conducted primarily at Midsumma Carnival and continues running for a few weeks at various venues across Melbourne.

Thorne Harbour will be conducting a new survey at Midsumma Carnival this year, specifically for lesbian, bisexual, or queer, same-sex attracted women, to better understand the needs of this community.


For more information, please see links below:

HIV Futures 9 Survey: www.hivfutures.org.au

Melbourne Gay Community Periodic Survey: http://www.gcpsonline.net/

Findings from previous Melbourne Gay Community Periodic Surveys: csrh.arts.unsw.edu.au/research/publications/gcps 

This show, Episode #653 originally aired Thursday 10th January 2019.

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