Our Community Advisory Committee (CAC) is an advisory to the Austin Health Board. The committee provides an important link between us and the community we serve.
The Community Advisory Committee has:
One Austin Board member acts as the committee chair. Three Austin Board members provide information and advice back to the Board.
The co-chair of the committee is a consumer representative.
The committee is a group of people from the community who raise issues that are of concern to Austin Health patients and their carers.
We appoint committee members based their ability to represent a broad range of community views and interests.
The committee helps us to understand the patient, consumer, carer and community perspective of health care issues.
This assists us to integrate consumer and community views at all levels of operations, planning and evaluation.
The committee acts to advocate for the consumer perspective and stay in touch with what is important to the people who use our services.
Everyone is welcome to join the committee.
We value contributions from people of all ages, cultures, ethnic backgrounds and abilities. This helps the committee represent the diverse community we serve. It is valuable is you have links with other community groups.
People join the committee for many reasons. Most have an interest in the way Austin Health provides health care services to its patients and their carers.
Contact us for more information about the availability of positions and how to apply.