Enabling and empowering everyone in Australia to live free from the impact of hepatitis B and hepatitis C

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Quick links to find support for people living with or affected by hepatitis.

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233 947

people with chronic hepatitis B

in Australia

182 144

people with chronic hepatitis C

in Australia

70 260

Australians started new hep C cures

March 2016 to December 2018

Latest News

  • Welcome to our new website

    Welcome to our newly updated website. The fresh new look is easier to navigate, so finding information about hepatitis or how to get help is even simpler.  Read about the new features and how to leave feedback here. Read more

  • New hepatitis C treatment data confirms time for action is now

    The latest hepatitis C treatment data released by the Kirby Institute shows that, since March 2016, an estimated 70,260 people in Australia have commenced treatment to cure hepatitis C*. But is this enough to prevent the ongoing deaths each year in Australia from liver disease associated with hepatitis? Read more

  • Australia at risk of missing HCV elimination target

    Around 74,000 Australians have been cured of hepatitis C through the use of the direct-acting antivirals but elimination by the target date remains in doubt given the significant decline in new patient initiations. Read more

Current Projects

  • Hepatitis B Community Education Grants

    The Hepatitis B Community Education Grants Program provided funding for forty community-based education projects around Australia to raise awareness about hepatitis B testing and treatment. Read more

  • Test Cure Live

    Test Cure Live is a national campaign encouraging people in Australia to speak to their doctor about getting tested for, and cured of hepatitis C. Read more

  • World Hepatitis Day

    Hepatitis Australia coordinates the national World Hepatitis Day campaign each year. Find out about World Hepatitis Day in Australia and globally. Read more