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  • Department of Health and Human Services Policy and Funding Guidelines 2016-17

    The VHA summary of key funding policy changes for Victorian public hospitals.

    08 July 2016
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  • Inquiry into End of Life Choices

    The Victorian Parliament's Legislative Council Legal and Social Issues Committee final report from the Inquiry into end of life choices was released on 9 June. 

     

    16 June 2016
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  • Royal Commission into Family Violence

    Today the final report of the Royal Commission into Family Violence (the Report) was tabled inParliament, after an extensive 15 month consultation and submission process.

    30 March 2016
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  • 2016-17 Commonwealth Budget Submission

    The VHA's submission to the 2016-17 Commonwealth budget provides recommendations to support and drive public healthcare.

    05 February 2016
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  • 2015-16 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook

    VHA summary of the 2015-16 Mid-Year Fiscal and Economic Outlook.

    16 December 2015
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  • Health 2040 submission

    The VHA has submitted a response to the Victorian Government's Health 2040 discussion paper, which sought feedback to shape the future of Victoria's health sector.

    30 October 2015
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  • Victoria's 10 Year Mental Health Strategy

    VHA submission into Victoria's long-term strategy for delivering mental health services.

    24 September 2015
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  • VHA submission to the Primary Health Care Advisory Group's consultation
    09 September 2015
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  • Inquiry into End of Life Choices

    The VHA's response to the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into End of Life Choices. In our submission, the VHA makes seven recommendations to improve end of life care for Victorians.

    01 September 2015
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  • Independent Review of Alcohol and Other Drugs and Mental Health Community Support Services Programs

    The VHA's submission to the Independent Review of Alcohol and Other Drugs and Mental Health Community Support Services Programs.

    19 August 2015
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  • Inquiry into Chronic Disease Prevention and Management in Primary Health Care
    14 August 2015
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  • Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Plan

    The VHA welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the development of the 2015-2019 Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Plan (the Plan)

    01 July 2015
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  • Victorian State Budget Submission 2015-16

    VHA submission to the Andrews Victorian Government's first budget process.

    12 March 2015
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  • Victorian Public Hospital Audits 2014-15
    26 February 2015
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  • Primary Health Networks role and boundaries

    The VHA is concerned that the proposed role and boundaries of PHNs may hinder improvements in the coordination of care between health services.

    30 October 2014
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  • Community Health Program Guidelines

    The VHA provided the Victorian Department of Health with its contribution and feedback to the draft community health program guidelines.

    03 September 2014
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  • AOD and MHCSS recommissioning consultation

    The VHA's response to the service sector reform council's review of the recommissioning of the alcohol and other drug and mental health community support service programs. 

    03 September 2014
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  • Medicare Locals Review
    13 May 2014
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  • Community Health Australia

    Community Health Australia (CHA) is a founding member of the International Federation of Community Health Centres. Other members include the American National Association for Community Health Centers, the Canadian Association of Community Health Centres, and the European Forum for Primary Care.

    Watch the CHA video.

    02 August 2013
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  • Service Sector Reform

    Response to the Towards a more effective and sustainable community services sector discussion paper.

    05 April 2013
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  • PCP Draft Program Logic

    Response to the consultation paper on the Primary Care Partnerships Draft Abridged Program Logic

    19 December 2012
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  • Patient safety in Primary Healthcare 2010

    Joint submission by the VHA and the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority (VMIA) to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care’s (ACSQHC) consultation paper, Patient Safety In Primary Health Care.

    12 October 2010
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  • Optimising Health Outcomes through Primary Health Care

    Submission to the Federal Government's discussion paper entitled, Towards a National Primary Health Care Strategy.

    27 February 2009
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