9 June 2023 - 11:30am to 12:30pm


Zoom (Times are in AEST)

Friday 9th June 2023

What would you like to know about the Budget 2023-24? Do you have questions for the Federal Minister for Health and Aged Care? 

We are delighted that Minister Mark Butler will be joining us to discuss healthcare, the Budget and his vision in this webinar for consumers, members and stakeholders on Friday 9 June 2023. 

We'd like you to join us. You are invited to send your questions, and we'll choose a spectrum of these to put to the Minster.  

Join CHF CEO Elizabeth Deveny for this webinar. 


Hon Mark Butler MP,
Minister for Health and Aged Care

Mark served as Minister for Ageing and Australia’s first Minister for Mental Health in the Gillard Government. He has also held the ministries of Housing, Homelessness, Social Inclusion, Climate Change, Water and the Environment.

Before Mark was elected to parliament, he worked for some of the most disadvantaged people in the community as an official with the United Workers Union (then United Voice) for over 15 years, including 11 years as State Secretary.

In 2003 Mark was awarded the Centenary Medal for services to trade unionism.

He has long been a champion for society’s most vulnerable, and was a member of the South Australian Social Inclusion Board during its major review of the South Australian mental health system. Read more

Dr Elizabeth Deveny,
CEO, Consumers Health Forum 

Dr Deveny is an experienced and well-respected senior executive with a strong commitment to providing sustainable health outcomes for all Australians, and a demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive, productive partnerships with key stakeholders and the broader community. 

Dr Elizabeth Deveny's recent roles include CEO of South Eastern Melbourne PHN, CEO of Bayside Medical Local and Chair of Southern Metropolitan Partnership. 

She holds a masters in vocational health education and a PhD in Medicine (clinical decision support development), both from Melbourne University. Read more

Tony Lawson,
Chair, Consumers Health Forum 

Tony Lawson has been a member of the CHF Board since 2010 and Chair since 2014. He contributed to numerous health-related organisations, has managed not-for-profit organisations and was Chair of the SA peak consumer health body for six years. Read more.