Health Matters Magazine




The Health Consumers’ Council publishes Health Matters Magazine each quarter.

Current Edition Of Health Matters Magazine:

Men’s Health Special

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Previous Edition Of Health Matters Magazine:

Health Matters Issue 1 2018 “Patient Experience Week Special Edition”

Advertising in Health Matters Magazine

Health Consumers’ Council (WA) Inc (HCC) has produced Health Matters quarterly magazine since its inception in 1994. Since mid-2015 HCC has taken a new approach with each issue focusing on a theme. Articles are sourced from key stakeholders across WA and Australia to have a balanced view on each topic. The theme for the next issue is promoted in the previous issue, a call for features goes out through HCC’s media channels and key people are approached to contribute. Click here for more information on how you can advertise with us or contact the Health Consumers Council on (08) 9221 3422.

Health Matters Reach:

  • Direct marketing to an individual membership of 900+ based in WA including key people in WA health, for example the WA Director General of Health, WA Minister for Health, Executive Directors & CEO’s of NGO health organisations
  • Promoted using boosted posts through HCC social media channels Facebook and Twitter to a combined average reach of 5K per month
  • Used as promotional material at all Health Consumers’ Council events, partnership events and external events where HCC has a stall ( 400 copies of each issue taken to approx. 16+ events annually)
  • All past issues feature on HCC website
  • An article each fortnight features in HCC’s fortnightly eNewsletter to 800+ recipients with an average open rate of 38%, higher than the industry average of 18.33%

Health Matters Magazine Article Submissions

The Health Consumers’ Council are currently seeking article submissions for our 3rd Issue of Health Matters Magazine 2017. This issue will focus on ‘Men’s Health’. However other health related articles will be accepted. Articles should be no less than 500 words and no more than 800 words, plus high resolution photographs if available (attached as a JPG or PNG file). Please send your submissions to

Previous Editions Of Health Matters Magazine:

Health Matters Issue 2_2017 “Womens Health”

Health Matters Issue 1 2017 “Oral Health”

Health Matters Issue 4 2016 “Mental Health”

Health Matters Issue 3 2016 “Cancer Survivorship”

Health Matters Issue 2 2016 “Your Health Information”

Health Matters Summer 2016 “Patient Experience”

Health Matters Spring 2015 “Outpatient Care”

Health Matters Winter 2015 “Maternal & Child Health”

Health Matters Autumn 2015 “End of Life Care”

Health Matters Summer 2015

Health Matters Spring 2014

Health Matters Winter 2014

Health Matters Autumn 2014

Health Matters Summer 2014

Health Matters Spring 2013

Health Matters Winter 2013

(For older issues of Health Matters, please contact the Health Consumers’ Council on (08) 9221 3422 or email