Ms Annie Madden
Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL)
Annie Madden is currently the Executive Officer of the Australian
Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) which is the
national peak body representing state and territory drug user
organisations and illicit drug users at the national level.
Prior to her current role, Annie was the Co-ordinator of the
NSW Users & AIDS Association (NUAA) for six years. She has
an honours degree in Social and Political Sciences. She is on
numerous national, Commonwealth Government and research committees
including the recently appointed Ministerial Advisory Committee
on AIDS, Sexual Health and Hepatitis C. She has been working
in the areas of illicit drug use, HIV/AIDS and hepatitis for
over 12 years, has been an injecting drug user for over 17 years
and has been on methadone for the past 10 years.