23rd November 2019

“Australia has a long-term international commitment to fighting the spread of HIV. Religious opposition to condoms is widely regarded as a major obstacle to success, and runs against the programs Australian governments have supported for 20 years. That some senior Catholic figures have consistently attacked condoms as ineffective, and sought to block their availability, runs in the face of scientific evidence and has undoubtedly contributed to the spread of HIV in many parts of the world.”

Dennis Altman