A significant lack of contraceptive information resources in the Aboriginal community in the Hunter region led to a four-year project. Hey Sister! Hey Brother! is a new information booklet tailored to address contraception awareness of Aboriginal women and men in the Hunter region.

Australia now has the second lowest cervical cancer rate in the world, yet despite the huge public health success of the program 229 women still died of cervical cancer in 2012 (1) with an average age 50 years. Importantly, almost 80% of women who do develop cervical cancer have not been screened or had regular screening tests.


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