What is Hepatitis?
Viral hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver caused by a virus. There are five different hepatitis viruses, with hepatitis B and hepatitis C being the most common in Australia. While hep B and hep C are both forms of hepatitis they are spread in different ways and affect different populations of people.
Click on a button below to access more information.
To view information about viral hepatitis in other languages please visit the Multicultural HIV and Hepatitis Service
*data source: Kirby Institute & UNSW, Hepatitis B and C in Australia, Annual Surveillance Report Supplement 2016.