Looking for an easy and confidential HIV + STI testing clinic in Sydney? We have just the place in mind for you!
a[TEST] is a sexual health clinic for guys who have sex with guys, located in the hub of Sydney’s gay district; Oxford Street, Darlinghurst. The clinic offers rapid HIV testing and a full STI screen for cis and trans men, for free!
Besides being in a prime location and with accessible opening hours, the service is operated by gay guys from the community – something you won’t find in other places like GPs and hospitals.
Who can test for HIV with a[TEST]?
We welcome all gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (both cis and trans), regardless of HIV status or background. Our mission is to provide a safe and welcoming space for men to test for HIV and STIs anonymously, so that they can continue to play safely.
Why book a HIV and STI test at a[TEST]?
Getting a rapid HIV test is quick and convenient and the screening of other STIs such as syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia are included in your visit. The clinic is located within walking distance from Museum train station and to many bus stops of various routes.
All a[TEST] services are run by peer educators, guys who are active in the community, so talking about your sex life shouldn’t be a stress. You can be sure to get your testing done in a judgment-free space which is confidential, and depending on your HIV and STI results, be connected to any necessary support or resources you may need.
End to end, your entire appointment will only take about 30 minutes, so you can easily plan around work, study and other commitments.
What are the operating hours?
The Oxford Street a[TEST] clinic is open 6 days a week, including evening hours until 7pm.
Operating hours are:
Monday to Friday: 11am to 6:30pm
Saturday: 11:30am to 2:30pm
The centre is located at 167 Oxford Street is wheelchair accessible.
Are there other a[TEST] centres?
Yes! ACON currently operates four a[TEST] facilities. For a rapid HIV test or STI screening you can visit our clinics in Surry Hills, Newtown, King’s Cross and Oxford Street.
The opening hours at our Surry Hills, Kings Cross and Newtown clinics are:
414 Elizabeth St
Wednesday and Thursday 2:30pm – 6:30pm
180 Victoria St
Friday 2:30pm – 4:15pm
Saturday: 3:30pm – 6:30pm
222 King St
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday – 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Can I test if I don’t live in Sydney?
We welcome all men who have sex with men to test for HIV and STIs at our a[TEST] clinics, regardless of where they live. If you’re able to travel to any of our locations, you can book a test with a[TEST].
If you’d prefer to test closer to where you live or are unable to travel to Sydney, you can use our where to test tool to find a sexual health clinic near you.
How do I book a HIV test at a[TEST] Oxford Street?
Booking a HIV test is quick and easy. To book at Oxford Street or any other a[TEST] site, simply visit this page and book your HIV test or STI screening online.
Have some lingering questions about the service? Why not send us an email with your question, or alternatively you could call into a[TEST] service during opening hours and ask one of the friendly peers in person. We hope you’ll consider booking a HIV and STI check-up at a[TEST] today.