Welcome to NUAA

The NSW Users and AIDS Association (NUAA) is governed, staffed and led by people with lived experience of drug use. We provide innovative harm reduction services for people in NSW who use drugs, as well as for those that advocate for improved service delivery and a more rational approach to drug use.

NUAA runs a needle and syringe program at 345 Crown Street, Surry Hills. and is open every week day 8am-8pm. Check out the full list of available equipment. You can also see the full list of NSPs around the state via the NSW Health website or check out an Australia-wide directory.

Funded primarily by the NSW Health Department, NUAA provides education, practical support, information and advocacy to users of illicit drugs, their friends, and allies.

If you have any questions or concerns about the survey NUAA, please feel free to get in touch via our contact form.

Members are warmly invited to attend the 2018 Annual General Meeting of the NSW Users and AIDS Association. You must be a member to vote at the AGM or run for the Board. To receive the full set of AGM papers, and check your membership status please contact us on 8354 7300 before November 6, 2018. Alternatively, you can apply here. To RSVP: please email Lisa at lisaa@nuaa.org by November 19, 2018.

My Health Record — NUAA’s Stance

My Health Record is a new initiative by the federal government to create an online summary of your health data. A range of groups and experts have raised serious concerns about privacy and security of the data. Everyone will get the chance to opt-out until November 15 (extended amid community concerns from the original October 15 deadline). You can opt out here. At this stage, NUAA recommends if you have concerns, to opt out. More more details, please read NUAA’s full statement and read a collection of more statements and articles.

Click here to check out NUAA overdose resources