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Viral hepatitis (A, B & C)

Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver, and it can be caused by a virus or other non-viral causes.  The main difference between the viruses is how they are spread and the effects they have on your health.

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Prevention

There are safe and effective vaccines that protect you from getting hepatitis A and B.  While there is no vaccine for hep C, by being ‘blood aware’ you can reduce your overall chance of being exposed to the virus.

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Living with Hepatitis

People with chronic hepatitis can do a number of things to stay healthy including limiting/avoiding alcohol, reducing stress, not smoking, getting regular exercise and eating a healthy diet.

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Treatment

Effective treatment is available for both chronic hepatitis B and C.  Before you can see a liver specialist to talk about going on treatment, you need to get a referral from your GP first.

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Viral Hepatitis
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)
Cancer
Drug and Alcohol
Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender
Haemophilia
HIV
Legal
Mental Health
Positive Speakers
Sexual Health
Vaccination and Immunisation
Youth

 

 

Viral Hepatitis

Viral Hepatitis Website - Queensland Health
Factsheets and resources about hepatitis A, B, C, sexual health, and immunisation. Where to go for help.
Hepatitis A     Hepatitis B     Hepatitis C
Sexual Health
Immunisation
Mental Health
Alcohol and Other Drugs

Hepatitis Australia
An information resource primarily aimed at people with hepatitis C, their families and friends, and their carers.
www.hepatitisaustralia.com

State Hepatitis Organisations
Australian Capital Territory – http://hepatitisact.com.au/ 
New South Wales – http://www.hep.org.au/ 
Northern Territory – www.ntahc.org.au
South Australia – https://hepatitissa.asn.au/ 
Tasmania – www.tascahrd.org.au
Victoria – www.hepcvic.org.au
Western Australia – www.hepatitiswa.com.au

Hepatitis C Australasia Discussion Forums
Hep C Australasia is an internet-based, community discussion forum that aims to empower individuals affected by hepatitis C and promote the strengthening of existing and new communities of people affected by hepatitis C.
www.hepcaustralasia.org

Australian Hepatitis C Support Forum
"Our online website and forums are a community-based information resource, providing support and assistance to people from Australia and around the world. The AHCS community seeks to assist anyone and everyone who has any type of association to the Hepatitis C virus (HCV)."
http://www.hepcaustralia.com.au

HepBHelp for GP's
Providing information and advice to GP's on the further investigation and management of patients with Hepatitis B. Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory.
www.hepbhelp.org.au

ASHM - Support for the HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Workforce 
www.ashm.org.au/ 

Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand
The mission of the Hepatitis Foundation of NZ is to promote positive health outcomes to the people of New Zealand through education and research into viral hepatitis, and early detection and long-term follow-up of chronic hepatitis B and C.
www.hepatitisfoundation.org.nz

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council
www.qaihc.com.au

Department of Health - Indigenous Health
www.health.gov.au/Indigenous

 

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)

Multicultural HIV and Hepatitis C Service
"Welcome to a multilingual website on HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C for people in Australia. Provides HIV/Hepatitis C information in English, Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, Indonesian, Italian, Khmer, Korean, Burmese, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish, Greek, Macedonian, Somali, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese."
www.mhahs.org.au

Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland

"ECCQ was established in 1976 to represent the interests of the many people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD) who are part of the broad social community of Queensland, and to promote multiculturalism."
www.eccq.com.au

 

Cancer

Cancer Council Queensland
"Cancer Council Queensland raises funds to help eliminate cancer and diminish suffering from cancer through research, treatment, patient care, prevention and early detection."
www.cancerqld.org.au

 

Drug and Alcohol

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs - Queensland Health
This site provides information and resources for the public, health professionals, industry and non-government organisations.
www.qld.gov.au/health/staying-healthy/atods 

Queensland Injectors Health Network

"The Queensland Injectors Health Network (QuIHN) is Government funded to provide information and services on illicit drug use within a harm reduction philosophy. Services, information and resources are provided to users of drugs such as amphetamines, heroin, cannabis, benzodiazepines, GHB, ecstasy and other opiates and narcotics on safer injecting, harm reduction, detox, withdrawals, legal issues, addiction and tolerance."
www.quihn.org

Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users' League (AIVL)
"The Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) is the national peak organisation representing the state and territory drug user organisations and issues of national significance for people who use or have used illicit drugs."
www.aivl.org.au/

 

Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender

Queensland Aids Council (QuAC)
QuAC promotes the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Queensland. They are engaged in areas of LGBT Health, Sexual Health, Indigenous Health and fosters community capacity building and development.
https://quac.org.au/ 

QuAC - Clinic 30
Gender clinic every Wednesday afternoon (2.00pm - 5.00pm), Floor 1, 270 Roma Street ph: (07) 3238 4081
quac.org.au/clinic-30/

 

Haemophilia

Haemophilia Foundation Queensland
Haemophilia Foundation Queensland reprensents people with haemophilia, von Willebrand disorder and other related bleeding disorders and their families in Queensland.
www.hfq.org.au

Haemophilia Foundation Australia
"We are committed to improving treatment and care through representation and advocacy, education and the promotion of research. HFA supports a network of State and Territory Foundations in Australia."
www.haemophilia.org.au

 

HIV

Queensland Positive People
"QPP is a peer-based advocacy organisation which is committed to actively promoting self-determination and empowerment for all people living with HIV (PLHIV) throughout Queensland."
www.qpp.org.au

 

Legal

Legal Aid Queensland
www.legalaid.qld.gov.au

Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services (QAILS)
www.qails.org.au

 

Mental Health

Mental Health Services - Queensland Health
This site has been developed for members of the community, service providers, non-government organisations, consumers, carers and their families to provide information on mental health.
www.qld.gov.au/health/mental-health 

Lifeline
"Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services."
www.lifeline.org.au

Beyond Blue
"Australian organisation provides information about depression to consumers, carers and health professionals."
www.beyondblue.org.au

 

Positive Speakers

Queensland Positive Speakers Bureau (QPSB)
"QPSB provides a unique and powerful resource for educators and audiences across all sectors, in raising awareness to prevent the future spread of HIV and/or viral Hepatitis. This service is provided by speakers who are living with HIV and/or viral hepatitis, who each have sensitive and incredible stories plus insight that will take you on a journey like no other educational or awareness program before."
www.qpp.org.au/speakers-stories

 

Sexual Health

Queensland Sexual Health
"This site provides sexual health, HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis information and resources for the community, health professionals and educators."
www.qld.gov.au/health/staying-healthy/sexual-health 

True
Formerly known as Family Planning Queensland (FPQ), True has provided sexual and reproductive health services to the wider population of Queensland since its first clinic session in 1972. True offers clinical, education and training services from metropolitan and regional locations throughout the state."
www.true.org.au/ 

 

Vaccination and Immunisation

Immunise Australia Program
"The Immunise Australia Program aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs, administering the Australian Childhood Immunisation register and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals."
www.immunise.health.gov.au

Australian Immunisation Register

"The Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (Immunisation Register) was developed in response to a decline in childhood immunisation in Australia and the alarming increase in preventable childhood diseases. The Immunisation Register records details of vaccinations given to children under the age of seven who live in Australia, helping Australian parents to ensure that their children grow up healthy and are fully immunised."
www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/australian-immunisation-register

 

Youth

Brisbane Youth Service
"Brisbane Youth Service (BYS) is a community-based organisation that works with homeless or at-risk young people aged 12-25 years."
www.brisyouth.org

 

 

Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

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Viral Hepatitis
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)
Cancer
Drug and Alcohol
Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender
Haemophilia
HIV
Legal
Mental Health
Positive Speakers
Sexual Health
Vaccination and Immunisation
Youth

 

 

Viral Hepatitis

Viral Hepatitis Website - Queensland Health
Factsheets and resources about hepatitis A, B, C, sexual health, and immunisation. Where to go for help.
Hepatitis A     Hepatitis B     Hepatitis C
Sexual Health
Immunisation
Mental Health
Alcohol and Other Drugs

Hepatitis Australia
An information resource primarily aimed at people with hepatitis C, their families and friends, and their carers.
www.hepatitisaustralia.com

State Hepatitis Organisations
Australian Capital Territory – http://hepatitisact.com.au/ 
New South Wales – http://www.hep.org.au/ 
Northern Territory – www.ntahc.org.au
South Australia – https://hepatitissa.asn.au/ 
Tasmania – www.tascahrd.org.au
Victoria – www.hepcvic.org.au
Western Australia – www.hepatitiswa.com.au

Hepatitis C Australasia Discussion Forums
Hep C Australasia is an internet-based, community discussion forum that aims to empower individuals affected by hepatitis C and promote the strengthening of existing and new communities of people affected by hepatitis C.
www.hepcaustralasia.org

Australian Hepatitis C Support Forum
"Our online website and forums are a community-based information resource, providing support and assistance to people from Australia and around the world. The AHCS community seeks to assist anyone and everyone who has any type of association to the Hepatitis C virus (HCV)."
http://www.hepcaustralia.com.au

HepBHelp for GP's
Providing information and advice to GP's on the further investigation and management of patients with Hepatitis B. Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory.
www.hepbhelp.org.au

ASHM - Support for the HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Workforce 
www.ashm.org.au/ 

Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand
The mission of the Hepatitis Foundation of NZ is to promote positive health outcomes to the people of New Zealand through education and research into viral hepatitis, and early detection and long-term follow-up of chronic hepatitis B and C.
www.hepatitisfoundation.org.nz

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council
www.qaihc.com.au

Department of Health - Indigenous Health
www.health.gov.au/Indigenous

 

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)

Multicultural HIV and Hepatitis C Service
"Welcome to a multilingual website on HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C for people in Australia. Provides HIV/Hepatitis C information in English, Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, Indonesian, Italian, Khmer, Korean, Burmese, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish, Greek, Macedonian, Somali, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese."
www.mhahs.org.au

Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland

"ECCQ was established in 1976 to represent the interests of the many people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD) who are part of the broad social community of Queensland, and to promote multiculturalism."
www.eccq.com.au

 

Cancer

Cancer Council Queensland
"Cancer Council Queensland raises funds to help eliminate cancer and diminish suffering from cancer through research, treatment, patient care, prevention and early detection."
www.cancerqld.org.au

 

Drug and Alcohol

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs - Queensland Health
This site provides information and resources for the public, health professionals, industry and non-government organisations.
www.qld.gov.au/health/staying-healthy/atods 

Queensland Injectors Health Network

"The Queensland Injectors Health Network (QuIHN) is Government funded to provide information and services on illicit drug use within a harm reduction philosophy. Services, information and resources are provided to users of drugs such as amphetamines, heroin, cannabis, benzodiazepines, GHB, ecstasy and other opiates and narcotics on safer injecting, harm reduction, detox, withdrawals, legal issues, addiction and tolerance."
www.quihn.org

Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users' League (AIVL)
"The Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) is the national peak organisation representing the state and territory drug user organisations and issues of national significance for people who use or have used illicit drugs."
www.aivl.org.au/

 

Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender

Queensland Aids Council (QuAC)
QuAC promotes the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Queensland. They are engaged in areas of LGBT Health, Sexual Health, Indigenous Health and fosters community capacity building and development.
https://quac.org.au/ 

QuAC - Clinic 30
Gender clinic every Wednesday afternoon (2.00pm - 5.00pm), Floor 1, 270 Roma Street ph: (07) 3238 4081
quac.org.au/clinic-30/

 

Haemophilia

Haemophilia Foundation Queensland
Haemophilia Foundation Queensland reprensents people with haemophilia, von Willebrand disorder and other related bleeding disorders and their families in Queensland.
www.hfq.org.au

Haemophilia Foundation Australia
"We are committed to improving treatment and care through representation and advocacy, education and the promotion of research. HFA supports a network of State and Territory Foundations in Australia."
www.haemophilia.org.au

 

HIV

Queensland Positive People
"QPP is a peer-based advocacy organisation which is committed to actively promoting self-determination and empowerment for all people living with HIV (PLHIV) throughout Queensland."
www.qpp.org.au

 

Legal

Legal Aid Queensland
www.legalaid.qld.gov.au

Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services (QAILS)
www.qails.org.au

 

Mental Health

Mental Health Services - Queensland Health
This site has been developed for members of the community, service providers, non-government organisations, consumers, carers and their families to provide information on mental health.
www.qld.gov.au/health/mental-health 

Lifeline
"Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services."
www.lifeline.org.au

Beyond Blue
"Australian organisation provides information about depression to consumers, carers and health professionals."
www.beyondblue.org.au

 

Positive Speakers

Queensland Positive Speakers Bureau (QPSB)
"QPSB provides a unique and powerful resource for educators and audiences across all sectors, in raising awareness to prevent the future spread of HIV and/or viral Hepatitis. This service is provided by speakers who are living with HIV and/or viral hepatitis, who each have sensitive and incredible stories plus insight that will take you on a journey like no other educational or awareness program before."
www.qpp.org.au/speakers-stories

 

Sexual Health

Queensland Sexual Health
"This site provides sexual health, HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis information and resources for the community, health professionals and educators."
www.qld.gov.au/health/staying-healthy/sexual-health 

True
Formerly known as Family Planning Queensland (FPQ), True has provided sexual and reproductive health services to the wider population of Queensland since its first clinic session in 1972. True offers clinical, education and training services from metropolitan and regional locations throughout the state."
www.true.org.au/ 

 

Vaccination and Immunisation

Immunise Australia Program
"The Immunise Australia Program aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs, administering the Australian Childhood Immunisation register and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals."
www.immunise.health.gov.au

Australian Immunisation Register

"The Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (Immunisation Register) was developed in response to a decline in childhood immunisation in Australia and the alarming increase in preventable childhood diseases. The Immunisation Register records details of vaccinations given to children under the age of seven who live in Australia, helping Australian parents to ensure that their children grow up healthy and are fully immunised."
www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/australian-immunisation-register

 

Youth

Brisbane Youth Service
"Brisbane Youth Service (BYS) is a community-based organisation that works with homeless or at-risk young people aged 12-25 years."
www.brisyouth.org

 

 

Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

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Viral Hepatitis
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)
Cancer
Drug and Alcohol
Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender
Haemophilia
HIV
Legal
Mental Health
Positive Speakers
Sexual Health
Vaccination and Immunisation
Youth

 

 

Viral Hepatitis

Viral Hepatitis Website - Queensland Health
Factsheets and resources about hepatitis A, B, C, sexual health, and immunisation. Where to go for help.
Hepatitis A     Hepatitis B     Hepatitis C
Sexual Health
Immunisation
Mental Health
Alcohol and Other Drugs

Hepatitis Australia
An information resource primarily aimed at people with hepatitis C, their families and friends, and their carers.
www.hepatitisaustralia.com

State Hepatitis Organisations
Australian Capital Territory – http://hepatitisact.com.au/ 
New South Wales – http://www.hep.org.au/ 
Northern Territory – www.ntahc.org.au
South Australia – https://hepatitissa.asn.au/ 
Tasmania – www.tascahrd.org.au
Victoria – www.hepcvic.org.au
Western Australia – www.hepatitiswa.com.au

Hepatitis C Australasia Discussion Forums
Hep C Australasia is an internet-based, community discussion forum that aims to empower individuals affected by hepatitis C and promote the strengthening of existing and new communities of people affected by hepatitis C.
www.hepcaustralasia.org

Australian Hepatitis C Support Forum
"Our online website and forums are a community-based information resource, providing support and assistance to people from Australia and around the world. The AHCS community seeks to assist anyone and everyone who has any type of association to the Hepatitis C virus (HCV)."
http://www.hepcaustralia.com.au

HepBHelp for GP's
Providing information and advice to GP's on the further investigation and management of patients with Hepatitis B. Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory.
www.hepbhelp.org.au

ASHM - Support for the HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Workforce 
www.ashm.org.au/ 

Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand
The mission of the Hepatitis Foundation of NZ is to promote positive health outcomes to the people of New Zealand through education and research into viral hepatitis, and early detection and long-term follow-up of chronic hepatitis B and C.
www.hepatitisfoundation.org.nz

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council
www.qaihc.com.au

Department of Health - Indigenous Health
www.health.gov.au/Indigenous

 

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)

Multicultural HIV and Hepatitis C Service
"Welcome to a multilingual website on HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C for people in Australia. Provides HIV/Hepatitis C information in English, Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, Indonesian, Italian, Khmer, Korean, Burmese, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish, Greek, Macedonian, Somali, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese."
www.mhahs.org.au

Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland

"ECCQ was established in 1976 to represent the interests of the many people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD) who are part of the broad social community of Queensland, and to promote multiculturalism."
www.eccq.com.au

 

Cancer

Cancer Council Queensland
"Cancer Council Queensland raises funds to help eliminate cancer and diminish suffering from cancer through research, treatment, patient care, prevention and early detection."
www.cancerqld.org.au

 

Drug and Alcohol

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs - Queensland Health
This site provides information and resources for the public, health professionals, industry and non-government organisations.
www.qld.gov.au/health/staying-healthy/atods 

Queensland Injectors Health Network

"The Queensland Injectors Health Network (QuIHN) is Government funded to provide information and services on illicit drug use within a harm reduction philosophy. Services, information and resources are provided to users of drugs such as amphetamines, heroin, cannabis, benzodiazepines, GHB, ecstasy and other opiates and narcotics on safer injecting, harm reduction, detox, withdrawals, legal issues, addiction and tolerance."
www.quihn.org

Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users' League (AIVL)
"The Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) is the national peak organisation representing the state and territory drug user organisations and issues of national significance for people who use or have used illicit drugs."
www.aivl.org.au/

 

Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender

Queensland Aids Council (QuAC)
QuAC promotes the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Queensland. They are engaged in areas of LGBT Health, Sexual Health, Indigenous Health and fosters community capacity building and development.
https://quac.org.au/ 

QuAC - Clinic 30
Gender clinic every Wednesday afternoon (2.00pm - 5.00pm), Floor 1, 270 Roma Street ph: (07) 3238 4081
quac.org.au/clinic-30/

 

Haemophilia

Haemophilia Foundation Queensland
Haemophilia Foundation Queensland reprensents people with haemophilia, von Willebrand disorder and other related bleeding disorders and their families in Queensland.
www.hfq.org.au

Haemophilia Foundation Australia
"We are committed to improving treatment and care through representation and advocacy, education and the promotion of research. HFA supports a network of State and Territory Foundations in Australia."
www.haemophilia.org.au

 

HIV

Queensland Positive People
"QPP is a peer-based advocacy organisation which is committed to actively promoting self-determination and empowerment for all people living with HIV (PLHIV) throughout Queensland."
www.qpp.org.au

 

Legal

Legal Aid Queensland
www.legalaid.qld.gov.au

Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services (QAILS)
www.qails.org.au

 

Mental Health

Mental Health Services - Queensland Health
This site has been developed for members of the community, service providers, non-government organisations, consumers, carers and their families to provide information on mental health.
www.qld.gov.au/health/mental-health 

Lifeline
"Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services."
www.lifeline.org.au

Beyond Blue
"Australian organisation provides information about depression to consumers, carers and health professionals."
www.beyondblue.org.au

 

Positive Speakers

Queensland Positive Speakers Bureau (QPSB)
"QPSB provides a unique and powerful resource for educators and audiences across all sectors, in raising awareness to prevent the future spread of HIV and/or viral Hepatitis. This service is provided by speakers who are living with HIV and/or viral hepatitis, who each have sensitive and incredible stories plus insight that will take you on a journey like no other educational or awareness program before."
www.qpp.org.au/speakers-stories

 

Sexual Health

Queensland Sexual Health
"This site provides sexual health, HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis information and resources for the community, health professionals and educators."
www.qld.gov.au/health/staying-healthy/sexual-health 

True
Formerly known as Family Planning Queensland (FPQ), True has provided sexual and reproductive health services to the wider population of Queensland since its first clinic session in 1972. True offers clinical, education and training services from metropolitan and regional locations throughout the state."
www.true.org.au/ 

 

Vaccination and Immunisation

Immunise Australia Program
"The Immunise Australia Program aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs, administering the Australian Childhood Immunisation register and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals."
www.immunise.health.gov.au

Australian Immunisation Register

"The Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (Immunisation Register) was developed in response to a decline in childhood immunisation in Australia and the alarming increase in preventable childhood diseases. The Immunisation Register records details of vaccinations given to children under the age of seven who live in Australia, helping Australian parents to ensure that their children grow up healthy and are fully immunised."
www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/australian-immunisation-register

 

Youth

Brisbane Youth Service
"Brisbane Youth Service (BYS) is a community-based organisation that works with homeless or at-risk young people aged 12-25 years."
www.brisyouth.org

 

 

Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

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Viral Hepatitis
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)
Cancer
Drug and Alcohol
Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender
Haemophilia
HIV
Legal
Mental Health
Positive Speakers
Sexual Health
Vaccination and Immunisation
Youth

 

 

Viral Hepatitis

Viral Hepatitis Website - Queensland Health
Factsheets and resources about hepatitis A, B, C, sexual health, and immunisation. Where to go for help.
Hepatitis A     Hepatitis B     Hepatitis C
Sexual Health
Immunisation
Mental Health
Alcohol and Other Drugs

Hepatitis Australia
An information resource primarily aimed at people with hepatitis C, their families and friends, and their carers.
www.hepatitisaustralia.com

State Hepatitis Organisations
Australian Capital Territory – http://hepatitisact.com.au/ 
New South Wales – http://www.hep.org.au/ 
Northern Territory – www.ntahc.org.au
South Australia – https://hepatitissa.asn.au/ 
Tasmania – www.tascahrd.org.au
Victoria – www.hepcvic.org.au
Western Australia – www.hepatitiswa.com.au

Hepatitis C Australasia Discussion Forums
Hep C Australasia is an internet-based, community discussion forum that aims to empower individuals affected by hepatitis C and promote the strengthening of existing and new communities of people affected by hepatitis C.
www.hepcaustralasia.org

Australian Hepatitis C Support Forum
"Our online website and forums are a community-based information resource, providing support and assistance to people from Australia and around the world. The AHCS community seeks to assist anyone and everyone who has any type of association to the Hepatitis C virus (HCV)."
http://www.hepcaustralia.com.au

HepBHelp for GP's
Providing information and advice to GP's on the further investigation and management of patients with Hepatitis B. Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory.
www.hepbhelp.org.au

ASHM - Support for the HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Workforce 
www.ashm.org.au/ 

Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand
The mission of the Hepatitis Foundation of NZ is to promote positive health outcomes to the people of New Zealand through education and research into viral hepatitis, and early detection and long-term follow-up of chronic hepatitis B and C.
www.hepatitisfoundation.org.nz

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council
www.qaihc.com.au

Department of Health - Indigenous Health
www.health.gov.au/Indigenous

 

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)

Multicultural HIV and Hepatitis C Service
"Welcome to a multilingual website on HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C for people in Australia. Provides HIV/Hepatitis C information in English, Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, Indonesian, Italian, Khmer, Korean, Burmese, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish, Greek, Macedonian, Somali, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese."
www.mhahs.org.au

Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland

"ECCQ was established in 1976 to represent the interests of the many people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD) who are part of the broad social community of Queensland, and to promote multiculturalism."
www.eccq.com.au

 

Cancer

Cancer Council Queensland
"Cancer Council Queensland raises funds to help eliminate cancer and diminish suffering from cancer through research, treatment, patient care, prevention and early detection."
www.cancerqld.org.au

 

Drug and Alcohol

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs - Queensland Health
This site provides information and resources for the public, health professionals, industry and non-government organisations.
www.qld.gov.au/health/staying-healthy/atods 

Queensland Injectors Health Network

"The Queensland Injectors Health Network (QuIHN) is Government funded to provide information and services on illicit drug use within a harm reduction philosophy. Services, information and resources are provided to users of drugs such as amphetamines, heroin, cannabis, benzodiazepines, GHB, ecstasy and other opiates and narcotics on safer injecting, harm reduction, detox, withdrawals, legal issues, addiction and tolerance."
www.quihn.org

Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users' League (AIVL)
"The Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) is the national peak organisation representing the state and territory drug user organisations and issues of national significance for people who use or have used illicit drugs."
www.aivl.org.au/

 

Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender

Queensland Aids Council (QuAC)
QuAC promotes the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Queensland. They are engaged in areas of LGBT Health, Sexual Health, Indigenous Health and fosters community capacity building and development.
https://quac.org.au/ 

QuAC - Clinic 30
Gender clinic every Wednesday afternoon (2.00pm - 5.00pm), Floor 1, 270 Roma Street ph: (07) 3238 4081
quac.org.au/clinic-30/

 

Haemophilia

Haemophilia Foundation Queensland
Haemophilia Foundation Queensland reprensents people with haemophilia, von Willebrand disorder and other related bleeding disorders and their families in Queensland.
www.hfq.org.au

Haemophilia Foundation Australia
"We are committed to improving treatment and care through representation and advocacy, education and the promotion of research. HFA supports a network of State and Territory Foundations in Australia."
www.haemophilia.org.au

 

HIV

Queensland Positive People
"QPP is a peer-based advocacy organisation which is committed to actively promoting self-determination and empowerment for all people living with HIV (PLHIV) throughout Queensland."
www.qpp.org.au

 

Legal

Legal Aid Queensland
www.legalaid.qld.gov.au

Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services (QAILS)
www.qails.org.au

 

Mental Health

Mental Health Services - Queensland Health
This site has been developed for members of the community, service providers, non-government organisations, consumers, carers and their families to provide information on mental health.
www.qld.gov.au/health/mental-health 

Lifeline
"Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services."
www.lifeline.org.au

Beyond Blue
"Australian organisation provides information about depression to consumers, carers and health professionals."
www.beyondblue.org.au

 

Positive Speakers

Queensland Positive Speakers Bureau (QPSB)
"QPSB provides a unique and powerful resource for educators and audiences across all sectors, in raising awareness to prevent the future spread of HIV and/or viral Hepatitis. This service is provided by speakers who are living with HIV and/or viral hepatitis, who each have sensitive and incredible stories plus insight that will take you on a journey like no other educational or awareness program before."
www.qpp.org.au/speakers-stories

 

Sexual Health

Queensland Sexual Health
"This site provides sexual health, HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis information and resources for the community, health professionals and educators."
www.qld.gov.au/health/staying-healthy/sexual-health 

True
Formerly known as Family Planning Queensland (FPQ), True has provided sexual and reproductive health services to the wider population of Queensland since its first clinic session in 1972. True offers clinical, education and training services from metropolitan and regional locations throughout the state."
www.true.org.au/ 

 

Vaccination and Immunisation

Immunise Australia Program
"The Immunise Australia Program aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs, administering the Australian Childhood Immunisation register and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals."
www.immunise.health.gov.au

Australian Immunisation Register

"The Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (Immunisation Register) was developed in response to a decline in childhood immunisation in Australia and the alarming increase in preventable childhood diseases. The Immunisation Register records details of vaccinations given to children under the age of seven who live in Australia, helping Australian parents to ensure that their children grow up healthy and are fully immunised."
www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/australian-immunisation-register

 

Youth

Brisbane Youth Service
"Brisbane Youth Service (BYS) is a community-based organisation that works with homeless or at-risk young people aged 12-25 years."
www.brisyouth.org

 

 

Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

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Helpful Contacts and Links

 

Viral Hepatitis
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)
Cancer
Drug and Alcohol
Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender
Haemophilia
HIV
Legal
Mental Health
Positive Speakers
Sexual Health
Vaccination and Immunisation
Youth

 

 

Viral Hepatitis

Viral Hepatitis Website - Queensland Health
Factsheets and resources about hepatitis A, B, C, sexual health, and immunisation. Where to go for help.
Hepatitis A     Hepatitis B     Hepatitis C
Sexual Health
Immunisation
Mental Health
Alcohol and Other Drugs

Hepatitis Australia
An information resource primarily aimed at people with hepatitis C, their families and friends, and their carers.
www.hepatitisaustralia.com

State Hepatitis Organisations
Australian Capital Territory – http://hepatitisact.com.au/ 
New South Wales – http://www.hep.org.au/ 
Northern Territory – www.ntahc.org.au
South Australia – https://hepatitissa.asn.au/ 
Tasmania – www.tascahrd.org.au
Victoria – www.hepcvic.org.au
Western Australia – www.hepatitiswa.com.au

Hepatitis C Australasia Discussion Forums
Hep C Australasia is an internet-based, community discussion forum that aims to empower individuals affected by hepatitis C and promote the strengthening of existing and new communities of people affected by hepatitis C.
www.hepcaustralasia.org

Australian Hepatitis C Support Forum
"Our online website and forums are a community-based information resource, providing support and assistance to people from Australia and around the world. The AHCS community seeks to assist anyone and everyone who has any type of association to the Hepatitis C virus (HCV)."
http://www.hepcaustralia.com.au

HepBHelp for GP's
Providing information and advice to GP's on the further investigation and management of patients with Hepatitis B. Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory.
www.hepbhelp.org.au

ASHM - Support for the HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Workforce 
www.ashm.org.au/ 

Hepatitis Foundation of New Zealand
The mission of the Hepatitis Foundation of NZ is to promote positive health outcomes to the people of New Zealand through education and research into viral hepatitis, and early detection and long-term follow-up of chronic hepatitis B and C.
www.hepatitisfoundation.org.nz

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council
www.qaihc.com.au

Department of Health - Indigenous Health
www.health.gov.au/Indigenous

 

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)

Multicultural HIV and Hepatitis C Service
"Welcome to a multilingual website on HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C for people in Australia. Provides HIV/Hepatitis C information in English, Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, Indonesian, Italian, Khmer, Korean, Burmese, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish, Greek, Macedonian, Somali, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese."
www.mhahs.org.au

Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland

"ECCQ was established in 1976 to represent the interests of the many people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD) who are part of the broad social community of Queensland, and to promote multiculturalism."
www.eccq.com.au

 

Cancer

Cancer Council Queensland
"Cancer Council Queensland raises funds to help eliminate cancer and diminish suffering from cancer through research, treatment, patient care, prevention and early detection."
www.cancerqld.org.au

 

Drug and Alcohol

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs - Queensland Health
This site provides information and resources for the public, health professionals, industry and non-government organisations.
www.qld.gov.au/health/staying-healthy/atods 

Queensland Injectors Health Network

"The Queensland Injectors Health Network (QuIHN) is Government funded to provide information and services on illicit drug use within a harm reduction philosophy. Services, information and resources are provided to users of drugs such as amphetamines, heroin, cannabis, benzodiazepines, GHB, ecstasy and other opiates and narcotics on safer injecting, harm reduction, detox, withdrawals, legal issues, addiction and tolerance."
www.quihn.org

Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users' League (AIVL)
"The Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) is the national peak organisation representing the state and territory drug user organisations and issues of national significance for people who use or have used illicit drugs."
www.aivl.org.au/

 

Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender

Queensland Aids Council (QuAC)
QuAC promotes the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Queensland. They are engaged in areas of LGBT Health, Sexual Health, Indigenous Health and fosters community capacity building and development.
https://quac.org.au/ 

QuAC - Clinic 30
Gender clinic every Wednesday afternoon (2.00pm - 5.00pm), Floor 1, 270 Roma Street ph: (07) 3238 4081
quac.org.au/clinic-30/

 

Haemophilia

Haemophilia Foundation Queensland
Haemophilia Foundation Queensland reprensents people with haemophilia, von Willebrand disorder and other related bleeding disorders and their families in Queensland.
www.hfq.org.au

Haemophilia Foundation Australia
"We are committed to improving treatment and care through representation and advocacy, education and the promotion of research. HFA supports a network of State and Territory Foundations in Australia."
www.haemophilia.org.au

 

HIV

Queensland Positive People
"QPP is a peer-based advocacy organisation which is committed to actively promoting self-determination and empowerment for all people living with HIV (PLHIV) throughout Queensland."
www.qpp.org.au

 

Legal

Legal Aid Queensland
www.legalaid.qld.gov.au

Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services (QAILS)
www.qails.org.au

 

Mental Health

Mental Health Services - Queensland Health
This site has been developed for members of the community, service providers, non-government organisations, consumers, carers and their families to provide information on mental health.
www.qld.gov.au/health/mental-health 

Lifeline
"Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services."
www.lifeline.org.au

Beyond Blue
"Australian organisation provides information about depression to consumers, carers and health professionals."
www.beyondblue.org.au

 

Positive Speakers

Queensland Positive Speakers Bureau (QPSB)
"QPSB provides a unique and powerful resource for educators and audiences across all sectors, in raising awareness to prevent the future spread of HIV and/or viral Hepatitis. This service is provided by speakers who are living with HIV and/or viral hepatitis, who each have sensitive and incredible stories plus insight that will take you on a journey like no other educational or awareness program before."
www.qpp.org.au/speakers-stories

 

Sexual Health

Queensland Sexual Health
"This site provides sexual health, HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis information and resources for the community, health professionals and educators."
www.qld.gov.au/health/staying-healthy/sexual-health 

True
Formerly known as Family Planning Queensland (FPQ), True has provided sexual and reproductive health services to the wider population of Queensland since its first clinic session in 1972. True offers clinical, education and training services from metropolitan and regional locations throughout the state."
www.true.org.au/ 

 

Vaccination and Immunisation

Immunise Australia Program
"The Immunise Australia Program aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs, administering the Australian Childhood Immunisation register and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals."
www.immunise.health.gov.au

Australian Immunisation Register

"The Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (Immunisation Register) was developed in response to a decline in childhood immunisation in Australia and the alarming increase in preventable childhood diseases. The Immunisation Register records details of vaccinations given to children under the age of seven who live in Australia, helping Australian parents to ensure that their children grow up healthy and are fully immunised."
www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/australian-immunisation-register

 

Youth

Brisbane Youth Service
"Brisbane Youth Service (BYS) is a community-based organisation that works with homeless or at-risk young people aged 12-25 years."
www.brisyouth.org

 

 

Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

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