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.

  • 01.09.22

Keeping Victorians healthy and out of hospital – The role of community health

The mounting pressures on Victoria’s acute health system requires new and innovative ways to deliver healthcare. Community health services are well placed to relieve system pressures and reduce health expenditure by providing care in the community.

  • 26.02.20

Religious Discrimination Bill joint statement

Victorian health services have released a joint statement calling on the Australian Government to ensure that the Religious Discrimination Bill does not privilege religious interest above the interest of other Australians.

  • 25.11.19

Nurse Practitioners in the Victorian Health System

This position statement has been developed by the VHA with close input from the
Australian College of Nurse Practitioners. It reflects the aims of both organisations to improve the training,
employment and utilisation of nurse practitioners in the Victorian health system, across all settings.