There is a policy allowing HIV self-testing. This policy is limited to in vitro diagnostic medical devices which are approved by the national regulatory authority (i.e. Therapeutic Goods Administration).
Policies explicitly allow HIVST
Policies under development
HIVST explicitly illegal
Authorized only for use
Studies related to this country
- HIV testing self-efficacy is associated with higher HIV testing frequency and perceived likelihood to self-test among gay and bisexual men
- Previous and future use of HIV self-testing: a survey of Australian gay and bisexual men
- HIV self-testing in Australia: the potential public health benefits
- Effect of availability of HIV self-testing on HIV testing frequency in gay and bisexual men at high risk of infection (FORTH): a waiting-list randomised controlled trial
- Motivations for and implications of using home HIV tests among Australian gay men
- Which gay men would increase their frequency of HIV testing with home self-testing?
- Gay and bisexual men's views on rapid self-testing for HIV
- Australian men who have sex with men prefer rapid oral HIV testing over conventional blood testing for HIV
- Increased HIV testing will modestly reduce HIV incidence among gay men in New South Wales and would be acceptable if HIV testing becomes convenient
- Implications of the online market for regulation and uptake of HIV self-testing in Australia