Visitors are permitted at Austin Health sites with some restrictions. Find out more about our visitor restrictions.
Austin Health includes consumer partners in important decision making about our services. Consumer partners are volunteers who have experience:
If you would like to share your thoughts and ideas on how our services can be improved, apply to become a consumer partner.
We are looking for people who:
We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples to apply.
As a consumer partner:
We know that consumer participation leads to improvements in the quality, safety and accessibility of our services. Your involvement can help us to meet the needs of the community we serve.
You can participate in many different ways, such as:
We appreciate that your time is valuable. You can let us know the level of involvement you are comfortable with.
The Austin Health Community Advisory Committee (CAC) is an advisory committee to the Austin Health Board which operates under the Victorian Public Health Services Community Advisory Committee guidelines.
The committee play a critical role in assisting our health service to include consumer and community views in our operations, planning and evaluation. The CAC also advocates to the Board on behalf of the community.
Find out more about our Community Advisory Committee (CAC).
We would be delighted for you to apply to join us as a consumer partner.
You will need to prepare the following information for your application:
If you have a resume (CV), you should also have this ready for uploading.
To apply, you will need to:
We will review your application and get in contact with you (usually within two weeks).
If you have any further questions about becoming a consumer partner please reach out to the Patient Experience Unit.
Phone: 03 9496 3564
Patient Experience Unit
145 Studley Road