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CHF is Australia’s leading advocate on consumer health care issues.

We work to achieve safe, good quality, timely healthcare for all Australians, supported by the best health information and systems the country can afford.

Vision and Mission

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Help shape Australia's healthcare for the better — become a member today and be a highly valued partner in the effort to make the consumer perspective a priority.

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Member benefits

  •   Alerts to free supporter network events, webinars and resources
  •   Health Update — CHF's exclusive members' fortnightly e-newsletter
  •   Alerts to Consumer Representative Vacancies and CHF Consultations
  •   Access to CHF policy submissions, information and project reports

Consumers as leaders in health care


A voice for health consumers
Making sure consumers are part of the health conversation as effective advocates and leaders.
Improving the quality of health services
Working with health and social support systems to implement consumer-centred reforms that make the right kind of difference.
Influencing policy
Advocating consumer-centred health care to governments, health and social support systems.

Upcoming Events

There are no events scheduled. See our recent webinars and the outcome from the Primary Health Leadership Summit (11 May 2022).


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Australia's Health Panel is a CHF project that adds your voice to the national conversation on health policy through timely and high quality surveys.

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What we are doing

The latest news, blogs and publications

Consumers Health Forum congratulates Adjunct Professor Debora Picone AO on her retirement as CEO of the Australian Commission of Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC). CHF CEO, Elizabeth Deveny said that CHF was in gratitude to Professor Picone for her long-standing contribution to safety and...
Consumers Health Forum of Australia is pleased to announce that Dr Elizabeth Deveny has been appointed to the role of interim Chief Executive Officer. Dr Deveny will lead CHF during the next few months while an executive search for a new ongoing CEO is undertaken. Dr Deveny is a highly experienced...