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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
2011:
Hepatitis Victoria established
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

The LiverWELL app is launched
2017-2021:
Strategic Plan encompasses a broader liver health remit and
the Hepatitis Victoria brand transitions to LiverWELL in recognition of this commitment.
LiverLine
For help and further information, please call the LiverLine
LiverWELL acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.
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.