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Are you interested in using your consumer experience and knowledge to help inform healthcare policy, activities and planning?

Work with Victoria’s Health Issues Centre

Victoria’s Health Issues Centre (HIC) works with Victorian consumers to improve the healthcare system.

Through HIC you can:

You can also use the HIC’s self-assessment tool (PDF) to get a better understanding of what you want to gain from becoming a consumer representative.

When you’re ready:

Work with us

You can also work with us as a consumer advocate by helping to review serious incidents.

Consumer remuneration

SCV and other government agencies have guidelines in place that encourage public organisations to pay consumer representatives for their time. 

Read our Guide to consumer remuneration or the whole-of-government guidelines.

You should always check if these payments are considered ‘income’ and consider the impact this may have on your financial position, particularly Centrelink or similar payments.