The Health Consumers’ Council’s purpose is to raise awareness of and advocate for health consumer rights in Western Australia.
Health issues Centre is a non-government, health policy/research centre which recommends improvements to the health system from the perspective of consumers. It aims to create a more equitable health care system which is more responsive to users, particularly those who are disadvantaged by current arrangements.
Supported by cardiologists, hearts4heart is a national not-for-profit & peak body that supports, educates & advocates for those living with heart disease.
Hepatitis Australia provide a national leadership and advocacy on viral hepatitis. They support partnerships for action to ensure the needs of Australians affected by or at risk of viral hepatitis are met.
Limbs 4 Life provides information and support to amputees, their families and primary caregivers while promoting an inclusive community.
Their activities include raising awareness through seminars, conferences, campaigns and advertising; and engaging with medical professionals and their associations, Government, charities and other organisations to advocate for families with Lynch syndrome.
The ME/CFS/FM Association - Queensland provides information, support and counselling to patients with chronic fatigue syndrome/fibromyalgia and their carers, and raises funds for medical research into the illnesses.
Medtronic Australasia Pty Ltd
As the national peak body for people living with MS in Australia, they campaign about important issues on behalf of our community by working closely with our state societies, national advocates and MS Research Australia, to ensure their submissions and work are based on the latest evidence.
They advocate across all stakeholders, governments and communities on behalf of our state and territory member organisations to represent people who are diagnosed with the disease, their carers and the broader MS community.
The National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS, Australia (NAPWA) is the peak national non - government organisation representing people living with HIV/AIDS community based groups in Australia. NAPWA is the only national association advocating and representing specifically on behalf of people living with HIV/AIDS, and it ensures that people living with HIV/AIDS are central to the Australian response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
National Heart Foundation of Australia
The National Stroke Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that works with stroke survivors, carers, health professionals, government and the public to reduce the impact of stroke on the community. We are the voice of stroke in Australia.
Nepean Blue Mountains Community Advisory Committee
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of people living with pain, their families and carers, and to minimise the social and economic burden of pain on individuals and the community. We advocate for improved health policy and practice; we promote access to education and training for health professionals; and we work to raise awareness of chronic pain within the community through media and education campaigns, to help reduce the stigma of this silent epidemic.
Palliative Care Australia is the national peak body for palliative care.
Palliative Care Australia represents all those who work towards high quality palliative care for all Australians. Working closely with consumers, our Member Organisations and the palliative care workforce, we aim to improve access to, and promote the need for, palliative care.
We believe quality palliative care occurs when strong networks exist between specialist palliative care providers, primary generalist, primary specialist and support care providers and the community.