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Hepatitis Australia

Hepatitis Australia is the peak community organisation to progress national action on issues of importance to people affected by hepatitis B and hepatitis C. Members are the eight state and territory hepatitis organisations.

Vision and mission

Hepatitis Australia’s vision and purpose is to see an end to viral hepatitis in Australia and to enable and empower everyone in Australia to live free from the impact of viral hepatitis.

How Hepatitis Australia can help

Hepatitis Australia leads Australia’s community response to viral hepatitis by:

  • listening to, understanding and articulating the needs of people impacted by viral hepatitis
  • promoting public health policies and investment decisions that support the elimination of viral hepatitis
  • providing viral hepatitis information and education to improve health literacy and health outcomes
  • supporting our member organisations to deliver best practice programs at a local level
  • working collaboratively with our member organisations and national partners to drive required action.

Information lines / help lines

  • National Hepatitis Infoline - Call 1800 437 222 (1800 HEP ABC) Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm (local time), except for public holidays.

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Last reviewed: September 2020

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What is hepatitis? | Hepatitis Australia

Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Viruses, alcohol, drugs and immune system disorders can cause hepatitis.

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For friends and family | Hepatitis Australia

Supporting your friend or family member who has hepatitis

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Hepatitis B | Hepatitis Australia

This page provides links to important information about hepatitis B, testing, vaccination, diagnosis, management, treatment and care.

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Hepatitis C FAQs | Hepatitis Australia

A series of commonly asked questions about hepatitis C.

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Hepatitis C | Hepatitis Australia

information about hepatitis C testing, symptoms, treatment and cures

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Hepatitis B FAQs | Hepatitis Australia

Frequently asked questions about hepatitis B

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Liver health | Hepatitis Australia

Your liver is an essential organ that performs hundreds of functions every day. Find out more about your liver and how it is affected by hepatitis.

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Hepatitis A | Hepatitis Australia

Basic information about hepatitis A in Australia

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About your liver | Hepatitis Australia

Your liver is an essential organ that performs hundreds of functions daily.

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Living with cirrhosis | Hepatitis Australia

Having cirrhosis means that you have severe scarring on your liver. In most cases it is a chronic condition, which means you will usually have it for the rest of your life – however proper treatment can reduce the impact on your health.

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