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

Closed Consultations

  • Consultation on the new Therapeutic Goods Order 106 - Data matrix codes and serialisation of medicines

    The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is seeking feedback on proposed requirements for serialisation and the use of data matrix codes on the labels of certain medicines in the Australian supply chain. To make sure the standard is clear, meaningful and fit for purpose. We... More

    Closed 20 August 2020

  • Adult Mental Health Centres

    The Australian Government is funding a trial of eight Adult Mental Health Centres across Australia, with one to be established in each state and territory. The Centres will be located at: Corio (Geelong) – VIC Penrith – NSW Canberra – ACT ... More

    Closed 29 July 2020

  • Australian Sports Wagering Scheme - Discussion Paper

    Following the Commonwealth Government’s response to the Wood Review, the Sports Integrity Taskforce, located within the Department of Health, was charged with developing a sports wagering regulatory response to safeguard the integrity of Australian sport, in the form of an Australian Sports... More

    Closed 17 July 2020

  • Pregnancy Care Guidelines - Nutrition, Physical Activity and Weight

    This consultation is seeking feedback as part of a review of selected topics under the Pregnancy Care Guidelines. The topics included in this consultation are: Nutrition and physical activity including: nutrition nutritional supplements physical activity... More

    Closed 17 July 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

    Closed 10 July 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

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.