The Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference is the leading multidisciplinary Viral Hepatitis conference in Australasia. The conference is held biennially and was first held in Sydney in 1997 and then subsequently in Christchurch (NZ) in 1999, Melbourne in 2002, Canberra in 2004 (back-to-back with the ASHM Conference), Sydney in 2006, Brisbane in 2008 (back-to back with the Australian Gastroenterology Week), Melbourne in 2010 and most recently in Auckland 2012.
The Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference currently attracts delegates including Viral Hepatitis Specialists, Gastroenterologists, Physicians, General Practitioners, Nurses, Social Workers, Community Workers, Educators, Pharmaceutical Company Representatives, Basic Scientists, Infectious Disease Specialists, Researchers, National/State & Territory Government Agency Personnel, Non-Government Organisations Personnel, Regional/Area Health Authority Personnel, People Living with Viral Hepatitis.
The conference is organised by 16 collaborating organisations including the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM). The ASHM Conference & Events Division organise the logistics of the conference.
ASHM is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for Australian aid and development agencies, which is administered by the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID). A copy of the code is available here.