25 August 2020 Submission
Carolyn Thompson

Youth Health Forum Submission to the Select Committee on COVID-19

Young people have been identified as one of the most affected population groups in Australia. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted existing inequities in the higher education, employment and housing sectors...

25 August 2020 Youth Health Update
Carolyn Thompson

The Youth healthUpdate newsletter for August 2020 covers:

  • Information about consumer representation opportunities with the Lung Foundation, Palliative Care Australia and Choosing Wisely
  • Links to the Young Carer Bursary Program and the announcement of Youth Advocacy Support
  • ...
25 August 2020 Youth Health Update
Carolyn Thompson

The Youth healthUpdate newsletter for July 2020 covers:

  • Announcement of newly appointed Youth Leadership Group.
  • Changes to the YHF event schedule for 2020.
  • Information about opportunities to be part of the Consumer Advisory Group for the Diploma of Nursing, panellists
  • ...
7 August 2020 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum

Let’s get it together on protection for all

Migrants represent much of Australia’s present and future vitality yet right now bear a disproportionate burden of the COVID pandemic. It’s a disturbing reality that many migrants are not on an equal footing with other...

28 July 2020 Fact Sheets
Consumers Health Forum

Healthcare does not stop for lockdown, we are here to keep you well

An open letter to Victorians, signed by 26 signatories shared with the Victorian Health Minister and Victorian media 

28 July 2020

14 July 2020 Fact Sheets
James Ansell
10 July 2020 Consumers Shaping Health
Consumers Health Forum

Coronavirus exposes importance of health literacy

We urgently need to see in Australia an effective national program to improve health literacy among low socio-economic and people from non-English speaking backgrounds. In the face of the current coronavirus crisis, never...

8 July 2020 Fact Sheets
Consumers Health Forum
8 July 2020 Submission
Consumers Health Forum of Australia

June 2020

The social, cultural and environmental determinants of health have a significant influence on health outcomes. Governments have a responsibility to protect the people they represent and therefore must prioritise action to help reduce the risks to people...

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