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

We Asked, You Said, We Did

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

We Asked

We asked for feedback on our draft Therapeutic Goods Order 106 – Standard for Serialisation and Data Matrix Codes (TGO 106) because we want to make sure the standard is fit for purpose and provides clarity for early adopters of medicine serialisation and data matrix codes on medicines supplied in Australia.

You Said

We received 43 submissions in response to the consultation. Respondents provided a range of suggestions to improve the new Order and associated guidance, with many supporting the implementation of a standard to provide consistent regulatory requirements which align with international standards. We appreciate all the feedback we received.

We Did

We are currently reviewing all the submissions we received and will make changes to the draft Order and guidance in consideration of this feedback.

We plan to implement the updated standard before the end of the year. It is planned that the standard will have a delayed commencement period to allow sufficient time for medicine manufacturers and sponsors to comply with the standard.

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