International AIDS Candlelight Memorial

When 20 May, 2018 3:45pm — 6:30pm Where University House, Balmain Crescent, Acton Website
Please join with the AIDS Action Council and our guest speakers to remember those who have gone too soon, and continue the legacy of more than 35 years of international activism by committing to a future free from the grief and stigma of the past. This year’s theme is “Reflecting on our Past, Preparing for our Future”.

Date: Sunday 20 May 2018
Time: 4pm – 6.30pm (please arrive at 3.45pm for a 4pm start)
Where: The Great Hall, University House, ANU
RSVP: or 6257 2855 by Friday 18 May

Bring: Something warm, the Candle Lighting Ceremony will be outisde

Our guest speakers this year are:
• Sarah Feagan, Chair Positive Women Board and Director at NAPWHA
• Bill Paterson, Manager at NAPWHA
• Tim Dyke, President at AIDS Action Council

The evening will be hosted by Canberra media personality, Genevieve Jacobs. There will also be a musical performance from the Canberra Gay and Lesbian Qwire and a piece performed by classical guitarist, Cal Henshaw.

Every year we remember those people how have died of HIV/AIDS by recalling their names. If you would like to add names of someone you cared about who passed away in the previous year to this event, please contact us on 6257 2855 or
For more information about this event, call 0262572855 or visit

How to get there

1 Balmain Cres, Acton ACT 2601, Australia