About Position Statements

We provide position statements on areas of concern for health consumers. For statements older than listed here, please contact us.

23 June 2020 Position Statements
Consumers Health Forum

An analysis of the 7th Community Pharmacy Agreement signed on 11 June 2020 in light of CHF’s recommendations.Read more

12 June 2020 Position Statements
Consumers Health Forum

From a consumer perspective, ethical issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic have attracted wide interest among our constituents.

CHF and consumer representatives from around the country recently participated in a workshop with the NHMRC Australian Health Ethics Committee and others to...Read more

12 June 2020 Position Statements
Consumers Health Forum

From a consumer perspective, ethical issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic have attracted wide interest among our constituents.

CHF and consumer representatives from around the country recently participated in a workshop with the NHMRC Australian Health Ethics Committee and others to...Read more

27 May 2020 Position Statements
Consumers Health Forum
10 May 2019 Position Statements
Consumers Health Forum of Australia

CHF identified eight key policy areas in its 2019 Election Priorities. Across these, we called for 37 key commitments from Australia’s political parties which would lay the groundwork for a sustainable health system that ensures people get the right care, at the right time and at the right cost...Read more

10 May 2019 Position Statements
Consumers Health Forum of Australia

CHF identified eight key policy areas in its 2019 Election Priorities. Across these, we called for 37 key commitments from Australia’s political parties which would lay the groundwork for a sustainable health system that ensures people get the right care, at the right time and at the right cost...Read more

23 April 2019 Position Statements
Consumers Health Forum
9 April 2019 Position Statements
Consumers Health Forum

Read the full position here. We support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ right to be listened to in the Australian Parliament and acknowledged in the Australian Constitution

The Consumers Health Forum believes all...Read more

8 February 2019 Position Statements

This position statement has been developed by the Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) and the Centre for Health Policy, the University of Melbourne. It has been informed by the discussions at a Specialist Fee and Performance Transparency Roundtable held at the University of Melbourne on...Read more

3 September 2018 Position Statements
APEC

Since 2010, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) has supported the development of statements articulating ethical principles for business and the healthcare sector in order to maximise the interests of patients and consumers, enhance access to safe and effective healthcare, and build...Read more

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