Policy & Advocacy

The VHA is the voice of the $21 billion Victorian public health sector, helping to shape policy, influence change, respond to reform and lead the advocacy effort on key issues of relevance to public hospitals and community health services.


Agenda 2022

This page is a resource hub for the VHA’s activities and outputs that seek to advance the interests of our members through the state and federal budgets and elections.

View the Agenda 2022 page here



Submissions are prepared on behalf of and in consultation with members, aimed at driving change to legislation and State and Commonwealth policy.

View our submissions here


Member briefings

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

View our member briefings here


Position statements

The VHA’s position statements drive our advocacy work and ensure governments and other key stakeholders have a clear understanding of sector needs, preferences, issues and challenges.

View our position statements here