NTAHC run a range of projects to raise awareness and encourage safer sex. We are proud of our condom distribution program, our Positive Speakers program and the safe sex products we can offer.
NTAHC distributes condoms for free to the general public. Pick some up at any of the three NTAHC offices. You can also find them at THROB Nightclub and various locations around Darwin as shown below. They are free and we refill the containers weekly. Look for the steel containers with this sticker on them.
Condoms are also distributed at the following events.
- World Hepatitis Day
- World AIDS Day
- NTAHC delivered Education Sessions
- Information stalls
- Darwin Pride Festival Events
- Beer Can Regatta
- Adelaide River Music Muster
- Nightcliff Sea Breeze Festival
The program currently distributes condoms at all 8 locations which includes 15 dispensing units.
Approximately 49,500 condoms were distributed in the last six months of 2015.
Safe Sex Products
We have a range of safe sex products available for you for free. Available at all NTAHC offices.
- Condoms (medium)
- Sheer Glyde Dams
- Unique Pull Latex Free Extra Soft Lubricated Condoms
- Latex Gloves
- Other safe sex products including small and large sized condoms are available for sale through the SWOP Shop.
Respec+ Speakers Project
Our Respec+ Speakers are the human face of HIV, Hepatitis and help reduce stigma, fear, myths and discrimination.
Key messages are delivered on HIV, STI's and other blood borne viruses around prevention and education to help promote safer sexual behaviours from people with their lived experiences.
Our speakers come from a diverse range of communities including a cross section of the Australian population including: People Living with HIV, Hepatitis, Gay men, Sex workers, Aboriginal gay men, current or ex drug users these people talk about their lived experience and give a personal insight into their lives.
RESPEC+ Speakers are available to talk along side of NTAHC 's education team or as a stand alone speaker.
Speakers can be invited to talk to school's, workplaces, business conferences, community organisations, universities, hospital staff or corporate organisations.
Speakers develop their presentations in response to each request and are selected to speak in accordance with their subject matter knowledge and experience in particular areas.
All speakers are paid a fee for their time.