Closing Date: 18 December 2017
Call for Submissions - Department of Health, UN Health Team
They are seeking information on domestic and international initiatives that align with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (the 2030 Agenda) and contribute to the health and wellbeing of our population, to inform the health related aspects of Australia’s Voluntary National Review (VNR) in 2018.
Closing Date: 17 November 2017
Call for Submissions, Consultation, Survey - Australian Digital Health Agency

Under the My Health Records Act 2012, health information in My Health Record may be collected, used and disclosed “for any purpose” with the consent of the healthcare recipient. In addition, one of the functions of the System Operator (the Australian Digital Health Agency) is “to prepare and provide de-identified data for research and public health purposes.” Before these provisions of the Act will be implemented, a framework for secondary use of My Health Record system data must be established.

Closing Date: 31 October 2017
Survey - Health Consumers Council WA, on behalf of the ACSQHC

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare would like information about your experience of requesting your medical records. This survey aims to gather information about the relevant hospitals or state health departments where you have encountered problems getting your records and/or you have been charged a fee.

Closing Date: 31 October 2017
Survey - Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Western Australia
Factors influencing professional behaviours are poorly understood but critically important to understanding how health professionals make values based decisions and identifying strategies to improve professional behaviour. This survey is part of a thesis aims to explore the factors influencing judgements about medical students' professionalism behaviour.
Closing Date: 13 October 2017
Call for Submissions - Therapeutic Goods Administration

The TGA is seeking comments from interested parties on proposed changes to improve the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code (the Code) and a possible framework for the advertising of pharmacist-only over the counter (Schedule 3) medicines to the public.

The consultation paper is available at

Closing Date: 6 October 2017
Call for Submissions - Senate Community Affairs References Committe

The Inquiry is looking at the availability and accessibility of diagnostic imaging equipment around Australia. Its terms of reference are:

Closing Date: 4 October 2017
Call for Submissions, Consultation, Survey - Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

The MBS Review has released reports and recommendations on four areas for public consultation. The four areas are Endocrinology, Intensive Care and Emergency medicine. Pathology-endocrine tests and Cardiac Services.

Information on the reports and the consultation process is at

The consultation surveys close on 4 October 2017.

Closing Date: 30 September 2017
Survey - ACACIA: The ACT Consumer and Carer Mental Health Research Unit
Participants wanted for a study exploring people’s experiences with mental health care plans or diabetes care plans made by GPs.  Complete this anonymous online survey to share your experience of having a care plan created and/or reviewed.
Closing Date: 30 September 2017
Survey - ACACIA: The ACT Consumer and Carer Mental Health Research Unit
Participants wanted for a study exploring priorities for mental health research among mental health consumers and carers in Australia.  Complete this anonymous online survey to rate the priority of research topics generated by consumers and carers, suggest new topics and guide future research.
Closing Date: 29 September 2017
Call for Submissions - COAG Health Council

This Draft Report is the penultimate product of the Independent Review of Accreditation Systems within the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for health professions (the Review). The Draft Report has been developed through research, analysis of submissions to the Review and input provided at public forums and in individual consultations with key stakeholders.  CHF facilitated a consumer workshop for the review