29 February 2024 Consumer Voices
Consumers Health Forum

In this edition of Consumer Voices:

  • New medicinces released for 60-day prescriptions on 1 March 2024
  • CHF saddened by news that State Health Consumers Peak Body for Victoria announcing that it is closing on 7 March 2024.  
  • CEO, Elizabeth Deveny talks to the
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1 February 2024 Consumer Voices
Consumers Health Forum

In this edition of Consumer Voices we:

  • Call for the Australian government to fund CHF to deliver public education on better understanding of how to use all the health services that Medicare provides
  • Share the Federal Budget submission for 2024-23
  • Summarise
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30 January 2024 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

The prolonged rise in the cost-of-living has seen many Australians unable to keep up with their healthcare costs, which has resulted in many consumers reporting they are delaying seeking care. We know that when care is delayed it often results in poorer health outcomes for people and can also...

18 January 2024 Consumer Voices
Consumers Health Forum

In this edition of Consumer Voices we:

  • Share opportunities to hear CHF CEO, Elizabeth Deveny, speaking at both locally and internationally in coming weeks
  • Consumer opportunities to get involved in consultations, workshops and apply for positions on committees
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15 January 2024 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

The Consumers Health Forum (CHF) has put forward a submission for the Medical Board of Australia's consultation on the...

4 January 2024 Submission
CHF

On 19 October 2023, the Senate referred an inquiry into the appropriate terms of reference for a COVID-19 Royal Commission. CHF is pleased to make this submission, highlighting consumer views and priorities, and advocating for their inclusion in the terms of reference.

12 December 2023 Fact Sheets
Consumers Health Forum

Consumers Health Forum held our Annual General Meeting for 2023 on 24 October via Zoom. The meeting was attended by twenty member representatives and members of the Board of Directors. 

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12 December 2023 Fact Sheets
Consumers Health Forum

Board Communique to members and consumer reps

As 2023 draws to a close, we are distributing a Board Communique from our Chair Tony Lawson. 

12 December 2023 Submission
Consumers Health Forum

The COVID-19 Response Inquiry is currently being led by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C). The inquiry is collecting evidence and policy recommendations on Australia's health and non-health response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The final aim of the inquiry is to ...

28 November 2023 Submission
CHF

Pharmacists in 2030 is a consultation being undertaken by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) and is will build on their 2019 report: Pharmacists in 2023. The report will map out how the pharmacy sector can play...

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