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  • Close to 1000 Australians die each year from hepatitis B and C related liver disease (1-in-4 in Victoria).
  • Nationally, more than 6 million Australians suffer from chronic liver disease.
  • Liver cancer largely caused by chronic viral hepatitis infection is the fastest increasing cause of cancer death in the country.
  • 15,000 Australians are diagnosed with viral hepatitis each year – around the same number diagnosed with breast cancer.

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LiverWELL, trading as Hepatitis Victoria is the peak community organisation working across the state for people affected by, or at risk of, liver disease and viral hepatitis.

We acknowledge and pay respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

We welcome people from all cultures, nationalities and religions. Being inclusive and providing equitable services is our commitment.