The Buddy Initiative

This initiative is a peer-based support program aiming to unite people living with HIV (PLHIV)

A Buddy….

Can be trained on current health issues surrounding HIV/AIDS, STIs, disease progression, co-morbidities, mental health, ageing, self-care and AoD.

A Buddy….

Will be a PLHIV with whom you can share your thoughts and feelings…

A Buddy…..

Can assist with reduction in anxiety, stress, isolation and  be a source of information, referral and self-management strategies.

Please contact or phone (08) 9482 0000 for further information.

Rural and remote areas can be reached through platforms like Zoom, Skype and Facetime.


 Your emotional and physical wellbeing are paramount to the Council.