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

To see an end to viral hepatitis in Australia.

Our Purpose

To enable and empower everyone in Australia to live free from the impact of viral hepatitis

Our Values

Central to the way we work are our core values:

  • We respect every individual impacted by viral hepatitis and promote their right to health.
  • We are diligent, determined and stand up for what we believe.
  • We use evidence to inform all of our work and strive for excellence.
  • We are accountable for our work and the responsible use of resources.

Our Role

We lead 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.

Read our strategic plan

Page updated 3 July 2020