The Health Consumers’ Council of WA (HCC) is an independent voice, advocating for patients in Western Australia. It offers a unique perspective on health policy and service delivery matters.
The Council receives funding from State agencies and comments publicly on all issues affecting health consumers.
The HCC is keenly aware of the difficulties facing people in remote locations and regions outside the metropolitan area. Patients in country areas are encouraged to use our service. The toll-free number for country callers is 1800-620-780.
The Health Consumers’ Council is an incorporated body governed by a Board of Management which is required to abide by the Associations Incorporation Act (1987).
* The Board of Management comprises of up to 12 members which are elected for a three year term by the membership base.
The Executive Director is an ex-officio member of the Board of Management.
On March 22nd an Extraordinary General Meeting was held of the members of Health Consumers’ Council. A special resolution was passed bringing in the new Rules replacing the previous Constitution, in accordance with the Associations Incorporation Act 2015. The Rules will be made available once they have been processed with the Department of Commerce.