I wanted to become a Hep Hero because I'm capable and confident to speak out. Therefore I feel I can help speak out for those who can't do so - who don't feel they have a voice.
I am a Hep Hero because I think that reducing stigma and discrimination against people with chronic illnesses such as viral hepatitis is essential in creating a happier and healthier community.
“I am a Hep Hero because there is an urgent need to raise awareness of hepatitis and its enormous impact on diverse communities in our multicultural society.”
Ethnic Communities Council, People of Australia Ambassador, Order of Australia. I am a Hep Hero because I am concerned about the lack of awareness and information available for our migrant communities.
“I am a Hep Hero because I want to teach young people so they don’t make the same mistakes as me”
I got my first tattoo from a mate after class when I was 12, as you can see from my picture I have a lot more now, but this is not how I contracted hepatitis.
“I am a Hep Hero because I am passionate about working with people who inject drugs - the group in the community who have been most impacted by viral hepatitis over the past 21 years.”
"I am a Hep Hero because I strive to increase our knowledge of and improve our responses to hepatitis C, a disease that infects approximately 1% of all Australians."
“I am a Hep Hero because my patients and others living with viral hepatitis are the heroes who inspire me every day”
Leading Health Communicator. "I am a Hep Hero because I think that we need to smash stigma against people who are living with chronic illness”.
“I am a Hep Hero because I am passionate about promoting health and wellbeing in my community.”