Hepatitis Australia, incorporated in 1997, is the peak community organisation to progress national action on issues of importance to people affected by hepatitis B and hepatitis C. Our members are the eight state and territory hepatitis organisations.

Our Vision

An end to hepatitis B and hepatitis C in Australia

Our Mission

To lead an effective national community response to hepatitis B and hepatitis C in Australia.

Our Purpose

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

The people we work for 

Hepatitis Australia works to improve health and social outcomes for all Australians who are at risk of, or living with hepatitis B or hepatitis C. We pay particular attention to those groups which are at higher risk of infection or have a disproportionate burden of chronic disease.

The way we work

  • We respect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, traditions, views and ways of life.

  • We value cultural diversity and promote equality.

  • We uphold harm reduction principles.

  • We promote the empowerment of hepatitis B and hepatitis C communities.

  • We utilise evidence to inform our policies and activities.

  • We are ethical, accountable, committed and professional.

Page updated 30 May 2019