HCCA is a health promotion charity and the peak health consumer advocacy body in the ACT, supporting and developing health consumer perspectives and policy in the Territory since incorporation in 1978. HCCA is an organisation through which everyone can participate in policy, planning and service decisions that affect their health. 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.

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Best of health for Australia: The experts’ priorities for the 2019 Federal Election (By Shelley McInnis)

We thought we might be sprinkled around the Press Club lunch tables, so that we could schmooze with all the veteran journalists but, no. We, Wendy Armstrong, Linda Tromp, Indra Gajanayake and I, your faithful correspondent Shelley, were all shoulder-to-shoulder at Table 5. Nutritionist Rosemary Stanton was with us, too, and, intriguingly for me, especially,…

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Last updated: 15/10/2018