Consumer data is increasingly being collected, linked and used, both with and without their knowledge and informed consent. There is increasing discussion about the ‘big data’ agenda, evidence-informed policy, and a growing premium being placed on the importance of data-driven service...

2019 - current

The Australian Clinical Trials Alliance (ACTA) is the national peak body supporting and representing networks of clinician researchers conducting investigator-initiated clinical trials, clinical quality registries and clinical trial coordinating centres within the Australian healthcare system....


The Consumer Sentiment Survey is a survey project conducted by the Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) and the NHMRC Partnership Centre for Health System Sustainability (PCHSS) that was devloped with funding by the Australian Department of Health.


2017 - Current

The purpose of the Partnership Centre for Health System Sustainability (PCHSS) is to explore the issues impacting health care system sustainability and develop and evaluate a set of implementable interventions that are appropriate from a clinical, patient and economic perspective. The outcomes...


The ABS Health Statistics Program covers a wide range of topics including long term health conditions, health risk factors, patient experience, nutrition, physical activity, disability and mental health, deaths, causes of death and life expectancy for both the general population and the...

2013 - Current
The Real People; Real Data project will develop and pilot a cost-effective and easy-to-use tool for capturing and analysing consumer narratives of health, illness and the health system. The aim is to equip health services and consumers with a relevant and practical tool that can assist them to gather and assess consumer stories, and use this often-overlooked evidence base to inform decisions about health services, policies and reforms.
1 August 2021

Mental Health Consumer Special Interest Group: Call for members

Thank you for your interest - applications for the Mental Health SIG have now closed.


  • Are you a mental health consumer or carer of a mental health consumer with strong
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