Member briefings

The VHA provides briefings for members on key issues and topics that impact the Victorian healthcare sector.

  • 07.10.20

Briefing: Commonwealth Budget 2020-21

A high-level analysis of core health, community health and aged care policy areas provided in the 2020-21 Commonwealth Budget, handed down on Tuesday 6 October.

  • 02.10.20

Briefing: Aged care and COVID-19: a special report

Following a brief inquiry into the aged care response to COVID-19, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety have released a special report with six key recommendations.

  • 06.09.20

Hearings into aged care response to COVID-19

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety held two hearings between 10-14 August 2020. The first hearing, from 10-13 August, was examining the response to COVID-19 in aged care. The second hearing, from 13-14 August, focused on accommodation. The VHA has developed brief summaries to provide key details and themes for VHA members.

  • 06.08.20

Aged Care Royal Commission hearings, 15-17 July

The VHA has developed a member briefing on the hearings held by the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety from 15-17 July 2020 into how mental health, oral health and allied health care could be improved for people accessing aged care services.

  • 21.01.20

NDIS Act 2013 review

The VHA has summarised the independent review of the NDIS Act 2013, led by David Tune AO PSM, which was commissioned in June 2019 and sought to assess the operation of the legislative framework guiding the NDIS, with a particular focus on removing red tape, improving the participant experience and assisting to implement the Coalition’s pre-election commitment to introduce a Participant Service Guarantee.

  • 28.11.19

Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System: Interim Report

The VHA has prepared a briefing on the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System’s interim report and its vision for transformational change.

  • 01.11.19

Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality & Safety interim report summary

The VHA has prepared a summary on the interim report Aged Care in Australia: A shocking tale of neglect, released on 31 October 2019.

  • 01.11.19

Mental Health Productivity Commission draft report

The VHA's summary on the Productivity Commission's draft report of its inquiry into the mental health system.

  • 03.04.19

Commonwealth Budget 2019-20

The VHA provided a briefing in response to the 2019-2020 Commonwealth Budget, ‘Our plan for a stronger economy’. 

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