Welcome to The Hep B Family Tree

Welcome to the Hep B Family Tree page.
By clicking on the branches of this interactive tree,
you’ll discover more information about hepatitis B.

B Aware B Engaged B Tested B Monitored B Informed B Vaccinated B Protected B United B Treated

B Aware

Know the facts about hepatitis B.

B Engaged

There are many services within the community that support, educate and advocate for people living with hepatitis B. Watch Yvonne’s story about how she engages and supports the community while living with hepatitis B.

B Tested

The only way to know if you are living with hepatitis B is to have a blood test. In this short film, TK and his family are tested for hepatitis B following the loss of TK's mother.

B Monitored

Having regular six monthly checkups is important for people living with hepatitis B. In this video Yvonne talks about treatment and why regular check ups are so important.

B Informed

Eating a balanced diet is important in keeping your liver healthy. Watch this Vietnamese community come together to enjoy a healthy meal.

B Vaccinated

Vaccination is the best prevention measure to reduce your chance of contracting hepatitis B. Vaccination is easy and has no significant side effects.

B Protected

Know how to protect yourself and your family from contracting hepatitis B. At Hepatitis Queensland we have prepared this easy-read booklet to help explain hepatitis b transmission and vaccinations.

B United

Hepatitis B is everybody's business but it can be hard to talk about. In north Queensland we asked people to put paint to canvas to help spread the message about hep B.

Click here to view photo gallery

B Treated

There are treatment options available for people living with hepatitis B. Not everyone will need medicine, your doctor will decide when it is right for you.

Find a doctor or health professional with our HEPnav directory.

This project was supported by a community grant under the Hepatitis B Community Education Project administered by Hepatitis Australia and funded from the Australian Government, Department of Health under the Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Prevention Programme.