On behalf of its members, the VHA advocates for evidence-based policy changes to systemically improve the public healthcare system and better equip it to cope with rising rates of chronic disease and the dual burdens of an ageing population and workforce.
This work involves detailed communications with both Victorian and Commonwealth health departments and a vigorous and ongoing dialogue with a membership that often holds divergent views on health policy.
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Highlight newsworthy material that may impact on members, as it comes to hand. These bulletins may include government policy or literature reviews undertaken by the VHA's researchers.
A monthly electronic newsletter incorporating the VHA's latest industry and sector updates.
A quarterly flagship publication that debates current local and international health policy.
Where appropriate, the VHA will distribute press releases to rural and metropolitian newspapers and radio stations.
The VHA publish and distribute evidence-based policy documents that advocate for reforms to the public health system to optimise the health of all Victorians.
The VHA develop submissions to state and federal health bodies, including the National Health and Hospital Reform Commission and the Department of Human Services.
If you cannot find a publiction online, please email the VHA at email@example.com with the title "Seeking VHA publication".