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Author Topic: Oz & NZ gathering?  (Read 3406 times)

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Offline scud44

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Oz & NZ gathering?
« on: October 15, 2007, 05:44:12 PM »
Is it possible that we could organise an AM Gathering for Australia, New Zealand and surrounding parts sometime for 2008?

I'm quite sure that a gathering in Sydney, Melbourne or another city of choice could be arranged without too much stress for those concerned

Have a think about it and post your thoughts so we can discuss it.
If you prefer to PM me with any ideas, that would be ok.

Regards
Scuddles
Hobart

ps: I will be away from the 'puter for a couple of hours this morning
CD4 = 110 - 30 July 2007 - 10%
VL = 139000 - 30 July 2007
CD4 = 252 - 6th August 2007
VL = 16400 - 23rd August 2007
CD4 = 240 - 23rd August 2007
VL = 400 4th Sept 2007
CD4 = 96 - 4th Sept 2007
CD4 = 120 18th Sept 2007
VL = 386000 19th Nov 2007
CD4 = 160 19th Nov 2007
CD4 = 110 10th Jan 2008
CD4 = 311 29th Jan 2008
VL = <50 29th Jan 2008
CD4 = 148 2nd April 2008
VL = 110,000 2nd April 2008
June 2010 and nothing has improved

Offline komnaes

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Re: Oz & NZ gathering?
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2007, 11:23:39 AM »
I would love an excuse to go to Melbourne or Syndey! I am sure there are enough of us in South/South East Asia in this forum to justify any of our cities as a possible locations, and I would NEVER go near any of those places like Singapore.

How expensive now to fly to Bangkok for you guys?

Shaun
Aug 07 Diagnosed
Oct 07 CD4=446(19%) Feb 08 CD4=421(19%)
Jun 08 CD4=325(22%) Jul 08 CD4=301(18%)
Sep 08 CD4=257/VL=75,000 Oct 08 CD4=347(16%)
Dec 08 CD4=270(16%)
Jan 09 CD4=246(13%)/VL=10,000
Feb 09 CD4=233(15%)/VL=13,000
Started meds Sustiva/Epzicom
May 09 CD4=333(24%)/VL=650
Aug 09 CD4=346(24%)/VL=UD
Nov 09 CD4=437(26%)/VL=UD
Feb 10 CD4=471(31%)/VL=UD
June 10 CD4=517 (28%)/VL=UD
Sept 10 CD4=687 (31%)/VL=UD
Jan 11 CD4=557 (30%)/VL=UD
April 11 CD4=569 (32%)/VL=UD
Switched to Epizcom, Reyataz and Norvir
(Interrupted for 2 months with only Epizcom & Reyataz)
July 11 CD=520 (28%)/VL=UD
Oct 11 CD=771 (31%)/VL=UD(<30)
April 12 CD=609 (28%)/VL=UD(<20)
Aug 12 CD=657 (29%)/VL=UD(<20)
Dec 12 CD=532 (31%)/VL=UD(<20)
May 13 CD=567 (31%)/VL=UD(<20)
Jan 14 CD=521 (21%)/VL=UD(<50)

Offline scud44

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Re: Oz & NZ gathering?
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2007, 01:57:22 PM »
Airfares inside Oz  and around the Asia /Pacific area are currently at an all time low. This means that it is very affordable almost anywhere in the region.
We would have to consider all peoples circumstances when deciding a suitable venue.

If there was enough interest, maybe a nominated carrier would be the best way.

Regards
Scuddles
CD4 = 110 - 30 July 2007 - 10%
VL = 139000 - 30 July 2007
CD4 = 252 - 6th August 2007
VL = 16400 - 23rd August 2007
CD4 = 240 - 23rd August 2007
VL = 400 4th Sept 2007
CD4 = 96 - 4th Sept 2007
CD4 = 120 18th Sept 2007
VL = 386000 19th Nov 2007
CD4 = 160 19th Nov 2007
CD4 = 110 10th Jan 2008
CD4 = 311 29th Jan 2008
VL = <50 29th Jan 2008
CD4 = 148 2nd April 2008
VL = 110,000 2nd April 2008
June 2010 and nothing has improved

Offline komnaes

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Re: Oz & NZ gathering?
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2007, 04:52:11 AM »
Thanks Scuddles, let us know once you have any progress. I would love to have an excuse to visit Australia again (though NZ seems a bit too far).

Actually I meant to say that there are NOT enough people from South East/South Asia in this forum to justify having one here at all, and many places are definitely NOT friendly to HIVers, gays and (and in some extreme case) women.

Aussieland seems the safest and fun place to have a small gathering.

Shaun
Aug 07 Diagnosed
Oct 07 CD4=446(19%) Feb 08 CD4=421(19%)
Jun 08 CD4=325(22%) Jul 08 CD4=301(18%)
Sep 08 CD4=257/VL=75,000 Oct 08 CD4=347(16%)
Dec 08 CD4=270(16%)
Jan 09 CD4=246(13%)/VL=10,000
Feb 09 CD4=233(15%)/VL=13,000
Started meds Sustiva/Epzicom
May 09 CD4=333(24%)/VL=650
Aug 09 CD4=346(24%)/VL=UD
Nov 09 CD4=437(26%)/VL=UD
Feb 10 CD4=471(31%)/VL=UD
June 10 CD4=517 (28%)/VL=UD
Sept 10 CD4=687 (31%)/VL=UD
Jan 11 CD4=557 (30%)/VL=UD
April 11 CD4=569 (32%)/VL=UD
Switched to Epizcom, Reyataz and Norvir
(Interrupted for 2 months with only Epizcom & Reyataz)
July 11 CD=520 (28%)/VL=UD
Oct 11 CD=771 (31%)/VL=UD(<30)
April 12 CD=609 (28%)/VL=UD(<20)
Aug 12 CD=657 (29%)/VL=UD(<20)
Dec 12 CD=532 (31%)/VL=UD(<20)
May 13 CD=567 (31%)/VL=UD(<20)
Jan 14 CD=521 (21%)/VL=UD(<50)

Offline scud44

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Re: Oz & NZ gathering?
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2007, 05:50:56 AM »
If we can get some genuine interest, it will be safe and fun for all concerned.


Regards
Scuddly
CD4 = 110 - 30 July 2007 - 10%
VL = 139000 - 30 July 2007
CD4 = 252 - 6th August 2007
VL = 16400 - 23rd August 2007
CD4 = 240 - 23rd August 2007
VL = 400 4th Sept 2007
CD4 = 96 - 4th Sept 2007
CD4 = 120 18th Sept 2007
VL = 386000 19th Nov 2007
CD4 = 160 19th Nov 2007
CD4 = 110 10th Jan 2008
CD4 = 311 29th Jan 2008
VL = <50 29th Jan 2008
CD4 = 148 2nd April 2008
VL = 110,000 2nd April 2008
June 2010 and nothing has improved

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: Oz & NZ gathering?
« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2007, 07:14:34 AM »
Matty the Damned is happy to be part of a Gathering of the Plague Carriers in the southern hemisphere, but he would prefer that it wasn't organised from or even discussed in this forum.

MtD ;)

Offline scud44

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Re: Oz & NZ gathering?
« Reply #6 on: October 21, 2007, 07:25:28 AM »
Your suggestions as to where and when the discussion should take place are more than welcome, Matty

Regards
The Scudster
CD4 = 110 - 30 July 2007 - 10%
VL = 139000 - 30 July 2007
CD4 = 252 - 6th August 2007
VL = 16400 - 23rd August 2007
CD4 = 240 - 23rd August 2007
VL = 400 4th Sept 2007
CD4 = 96 - 4th Sept 2007
CD4 = 120 18th Sept 2007
VL = 386000 19th Nov 2007
CD4 = 160 19th Nov 2007
CD4 = 110 10th Jan 2008
CD4 = 311 29th Jan 2008
VL = <50 29th Jan 2008
CD4 = 148 2nd April 2008
VL = 110,000 2nd April 2008
June 2010 and nothing has improved

 


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