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Health Care Consumers’ Association (HCCA) is the peak health consumer organisation in the ACT. We work to improve the quality and safety of health services and advocate for health equity for people living in the Canberra region.

HCCA works to improve the quality and availability of health services, supports consumers to identify shared priorities about health and represents these views to the ACT Government and health services.

The Health Care Consumers’ Association is a health promotion charity, registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.

HCCA is committed to improving the

quality and safety of health services


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HCCA’s Priorities for the ACT Election

We welcome the announcement from the Labor Party to increase the number of doctors and nurses (see We know that demand for publicly funded health services continues to grow and we need funding to match population increase and the complexity of our health care needs We have called on all parties to commit to…

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ACT Election 2020: In Conversation with Shane Rattenbury MLA, ACT Greens

In September HCCA held a series of online (Zoom) events – In Conversation with Candidates. We spoke with the health spokespeople of each of the main parties about their vision for our local health system and response to the priorities HCCA has identified.  The second In Conversation event was with Shane Rattenbury MLA, ACT Greens, if you missed it you can watch the full recording here.   …

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Last updated: 25/8/2020