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

  • 24.08.20

Submission: Commonwealth Pre-Budget 2020-21

This pre-Budget submission builds on the VHA's submission, made on behalf of its members in February 2020, to reflect the impacts of COVID-19 across key sector priority areas. This budget offers the opportunity to build on initiatives across the sector that are supporting the COVID-19 response and safeguard service delivery across the healthcare continuum.

  • 03.02.20

Submission: Commonwealth Budget 2020-21

The VHA calls on the Australian Government to offer an opportunity to create change that ensures equitable access to health and disability care for all Australians in its 2020-21 Budget.

  • 11.02.19

Submission: Commonwealth Budget 2019-20

The VHA has provided a submission to contribute to the development of the 2019-20 Commonwealth Budget.

  • 08.01.18

Submission: Commonwealth Budget 2018-19

The VHA calls on the Australian Government to ensure its 2018-19 Budget supports Australians, regardless of age, socio-economic status, ability or place of residence, to access safe, high-quality public healthcare.