The Eros Association (previously named Eros Foundation) is a national lobby group for the sex industry in Australia, based in Canberra. The collection was donated to the Flinders University Library by the Association. It has been added to by businesses in the sex industry, Australia's HIV/AIDS organisations, gay & lesbian groups, sex worker associations, IV drug user groups, and individuals.
The material is mostly Australian and covers the industry's perspective on censorship, pornography, erotica, civil liberties, gay rights, sex and sexuality, sex work, sexually transmitted diseases and legal issues.
The Eros Foundation Publications and Archives contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports to committees, inquiries and publications (including periodicals and audiovisual items) of affiliated groups and members.
Affiliated groups and members include Australian sex worker associations, IV drug user groups, gay & lesbian groups and AIDS councils. There are also pamphlets and posters on safe sex & safe injecting, and ephemera from the sex industry.
Inclusive dates 1971-
Published items and archival material can be found by searching within the Eros Foundation Collection in Findit@Flinders: