Discussion paper

Needle and syringe programs in NSW: opportunities for innovation

This paper, produced by ACON, combines the expertise from staff who operate ACON’s needle and syringe programs with current research to provide seven policy recommendations that will innovate such programs.
Discussion paper

Ending HIV-related stigma for all

This discussion paper investigates the state of HIV-related stigma in New South Wales, its impacts, and how it can be addressed to improve outcomes, not only for those who are directly affected by it, but also to enhance efforts to end HIV transmissions for all.

Advancing LGBTQ+ safety and inclusion

This report details the findings of an 18-month long scoping study, informed by local advisory group established by ACON, into a range of LGBTQ+ needs and experiences in Greater Western Sydney.

Home is where our story begins

This report explores the experiences of LGBTQ people in CALD communities in Greater Western Sydney following the same-sex marriage vote in 2017.
Position paper

Drug harm reduction and treatment: opportunities to improve outcomes for our communities

This position paper outlines a set of public health and law enforcement recommendations that ACON believes need to be established and resourced, and that are critical in addressing the health needs of sexuality and gender diverse communities.