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Our History

1992:
First meetings of hepatitis C support group.
1993:
Called Hepatitis C Foundation of Victoria.
1995:
First edition of Good Liver magazine produced.
1996:
Commenced telephone support.
1997:
Campaign for elimination of hepatitis C discrimination.

Awareness Week launched at Treasury Gardens.

Founding member of Hepatitis C Council of Australia.

Changed name to Hepatitis C Council of Victoria.
1998:
Commenced work in prisons and schools.

Digital presence commenced with a new website.
2002:
Victorian Hepatitis C Strategy 2002-2004 released.
2003:
Partnership with Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation.

Member of consortium to create the Multicultural Health and Support Service.
2005:
Part of first national Hepatitis Awareness Week.
2007-2008:
Name changed to Hepatitis C Victoria.
2013-2014:
Adoption of Participation Framework, for public speakers, HEPHeroes and Advocates.
2016-2017:
Launch of Victorian Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Strategies 2016-2020
2017-2018:
Diverse communities and the hepatitis challenge event with Ethnic Communities’ Council
2017-2021:
Strategic Plan encompasses a broader liver health remit.
The Hepatitis Victoria brand transitions to LiverWELL in recognition of this commitment.
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For help and further information, please call the LiverLine
LiverWELL, incorporating Hepatitis Victoria, champions the interests of people affected by or at risk of viral hepatitis and liver disease.

LiverWELL acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community.

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