Advocacy & News

August 2019

CHA and the Commonwealth Fund would like to announce the co-sponsorship of the Australian Government and state and territory governments in the Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Practice, bringing to the program an invaluable policy perspective and commitment to a high performing

August 2019

Academy of Child & Adolescent Health is holding their Annual Conference on 17-19 October, 2019 in Adelaide. 

The program will include a wide range of sessions including: 

  • Adolescent Health/Gender Identity
  • Social Media in Paediatrics
  • Refugee Health
June 2019

The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) has released its Consultation on the Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Services 2020-21. 
IHPA's Pricing Framework for Australian Publc Hospital Services is published annually and outlines the principles, scope and

National Action Plan for the Health of Children and Young People
March 2019


An online public consultation process for the draft concept for the National Action Plan for the Health of Children and Young People: 2020-2030 has commenced.

The consultation will close at 11.59pm AEDST on Thursday 28 March 2019.

The link

ACSQHC Digital mental health services
March 2019

The ACSQH Commission has commenced a project to scope the development of a certification framework and national standards for digital mental health services. Certification of services has the potential to build user confidence, increase adoption rates

December 2018

The Independant Hospital Pricing Association (IHPA) have released the 2019-20 Pricing Framework. The Pricing Framework for Australian public hospital services 2019-20 builds on the seven Pricing Frameworks from previous years. The Pricing Framework is the key strategic document underpinning the