The consensus statement was prepared by an expert panel representing the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (Liver Faculty), the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases, the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine, the Australasian Hepatology Association, Hepatitis Australia and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Steering committee: Alexander J Thompson (chair), Fran Bramwell, Wendy Cheng, Krispin Hajkowicz, William Kemp, Gail Matthews, Lucy McDonald, Stuart Roberts, William Sievert, Alison Stewart, Simone Strasser, Caroline Tallis, Helen Tyrrell, Alan Wigg.

Working parties: Peter Angus, Narin Bak, David Baker, Annie Balcombe, Sally Bell, Wendy Cheng, Paul Clark, Mark Danta, Josh Davis, Anouk Dev, Greg Dore, Mark Douglas, Joe Doyle, Geoff Farrell, Jacob George, Paul Gow, Winita Hardikar, Margaret Hellard, Jacinta Holmes, Jessica Howell, David Iser, Miriam Levy, Andrew Lloyd, John Lubel, Graeme Macdonald, Gerry MacQuillan, Kevin Marriott, Susan Mason, Geoff McCaughan, Stephen Pianko, David Pieper, Elizabeth Powell, Joe Sasadeusz, David Siebert, Kasha Singh, Steven Tong, Deborah Warneke-Arnold, Martin Weltman, Amany Zekry.

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Hepatitis C Virus Infection Consensus Statement Working Group. Australian recommendations for the management of hepatitis C virus infection: a consensus statement [2022]. Melbourne: Gastroenterological Society of Australia, 2022.