A non-government health policy and research centre
Health Issues Centre


Health Services and Government
Are you looking for consumer/s for your committee, focus group or project?
HIC maintains a register of over 200 consumers. To request a consumer for your committee, focus group or project download a Request a Consumer Form

To assist you with involving consumers in your organisation or committee Health Issue Centre has developed Getting Started: Involving Consumers on Committees

Consumer Representative Positions
Health Issues Centre encourages all Victorians to have their say on health issues and to contribute their experience, knowledge and ideas to improving health care in Victoria.

A circular of current consumer representative positions is available here:
HIC Consumer Reps Circular September 2014

Useful resource for consumers
Jargon Busters
This is a list of acronyms and terms designed to assist consumers, carers and community members as well as health professionals to navigate the complex language of the health sector.
So you want to be a consumer on a committee Power Point
The little purple book of community rep-ing
Getting Involved: A Kit for Consumers Interested in the Consumer Nominee Program