Consultation Hub

Welcome to the Consultation Hub. This site will help you find, share and participate in consultations that interest you. Below you will find links to the consultations we are currently running.

Alternatively you may search for consultations by keyword, interest or status.  Once finalised, decisions will be published under Closed Consultations.

Open Consultations

  • National Injury Prevention Strategy

    The National Injury Prevention Strategy 2020-2030 (the Strategy) aims to create a national focus on injuries and their prevention. The Strategy will take a broad approach to injury and aims to address both intentional and unintentional injuries across all ages and population groups. The... More

    Closes 19 June 2020

  • Aged Care Worker Regulation Scheme Consultation

    Over the last five years, various inquiries and reports have recommended implementation of a worker screening or registration scheme in aged care. Most recently, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has been exploring this issue, with a focus on a registration scheme specific... More

    Closes 29 June 2020

  • National Stillbirth Action and Implementation Plan - Public Consultation

    This consultation draft of the National Stillbirth Action and Implementation Plan has emerged from the efforts of bereaved parents, advocacy groups, health professionals and researchers to have stillbirth recognised as a public health issue. Strong political interest and bipartisan support have... More

    Closes 10 July 2020

  • Application for Accreditation as a Service Provider

    Thank you for your interest in becoming accredited as a service provider for the Australian Government Hearing Services Program. Please click the link below to begin your application. You may wish to download a PDF of the application form for your information before you proceed.... More

    Closes 22 January 2021

  • Application to Register as an Appointed Supplier

    Thank you for your interest in becoming registered as an Appointed Supplier for the Australian Government Hearing Services Program. Please click the link below to begin your application. You may wish to download a PDF version of the application form before you proceed. Note that we... More

    Closes 22 January 2021

Closed Consultations

  • Commonwealth Continuity of Support (CoS) Programme Client Survey

    We are seeking feedback from all of our providers and clients as an important step in delivering a program that is built on feedback from its sector and clients. Your insights and opinions will help us to manage the Continuity of Support Programme to continue to support your needs. More

    Closed 22 May 2020

  • Commonwealth Continuity of Support (CoS) Programme Provider Survey

    We are seeking feedback from all of our providers and clients as an important step in delivering a program that is built on feedback from its sector and clients. Your insights and experience will inform the case for offering multi-year agreements in the future and our support for you as a... More

    Closed 22 May 2020

  • Feedback on the National Suicide Prevention Adviser’s initial advice

    This online survey has been created to enable individuals and organisations to provide feedback on the National Suicide Prevention Adviser’s initial advice provided to the Prime Minister in November 2019. More

    Closed 30 April 2020

  • National Medical Workforce Strategy

    Australia can be proud of its medical workforce, which, through individual and collective action, plays a critical role in providing access to high-quality healthcare for almost 25 million Australians. Doctors provide services across diverse settings, which requires a breadth and depth of skills... More

    Closed 31 March 2020

  • OGTR Consultation - Forms - Licence & CCI

    This consultation seeks to understand how you, as an applicant, prepare and submit applications for DIR or DNIR licences, and accompanying CCI applications. CCI questions are optionally included for those that identify as having submitted CCI in the past. All information that you provide... More

    Closed 16 March 2020

We Asked, You Said, We Did

Here are some of the issues we have consulted on and their outcomes. See all outcomes

We Asked

For views and input across all sectors of the Australian community about a Lung Cancer Screening enquiry to investigate the feasibility of a national lung cancer screening program for people at high risk of lung cancer.

 

You Said

That many factors should be considered across many sectors of the Australian community and the health system.  Public consultation submissions and input from stakeholders were detailed. Thank you for this feedback.

 

We Did

We considered all feedback and engaged a consultant to analyse and summarise consultation outcomes for consideration by the Minister for Health. The Lung Cancer Screening enquiry report will be submitted to the Minister for Health in October 2020.

We Asked

In November and December 2019, we asked for feedback on a proposed framework and ideas to be included in a national obesity strategy.

You Said

Across the country, 604 Australians engaged in community events. In addition, 1,038 short-form and 342 long-form surveys were completed, and 35 stand-alone submissions were received.

Respondents proposed a range of ideas and suggestions for what could be included in a national obesity strategy, with most highly supportive of a comprehensive strategy. The feedback received is appreciated.

We Did

The National Obesity Strategy Working Group is currently considering all contributions and a report summarising key themes and ideas from the consultation will be available on this website when finalised.

Work is continuing on further refining the strategy, which is expected to be considered by COAG Health Council in late 2020. Keep an eye on this website for updates.

Once the consultation report is available, submissions and aggregated responses to the consultation process will also be available upon request to the Chair of the National Obesity Strategy Working Group at NOS_Secretariat@health.qld.gov.au

We Asked

For written feedback, based on the Terms of Reference, for the independent review of nursing education - Educating the Nurse of the Future - by 30 June 2019.

You Said

We received 83 written submissions and these have now been published (scroll down to view).

We Did

Professor Steven Schwartz AM has now submitted the final report to Minister Hunt following completion of the Review. The report will be considered by government and a plan for public release will be developed. There is no fixed date for the release of the report available at this time.