Open Consultations And Research Opportunities 

Updated: 5 May 2021


National Safety and Quality Mental Health Standards for Community Managed Organisations – consultation paper 

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) has developed a consultation paper for National Safety and Quality Mental Health (NSQMH) Standards for Community Managed Organisations (CMOs). This is the first step in the development of NSQMH Standards for CMOs, which will help provide safety and quality assurance for community mental health service users, and best practice guidance for service providers and developers. The consultation paper is now available on the Commission’s website. You are invited to provide your feedback via an online survey, written submission or participation in a focus group.

Find out more and register to attend an information webinar or focus group.

The consultation is open until midnight (AEST) on Wednesday 30 June 2021.


Help drive forward a renewed First Nations health equity reform agenda

Under the leadership of the Chief Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Officer and Deputy Director-General, Queensland Health in partnership with QAIHC is driving a renewed First Nations health equity reform agenda to address the legacy of institutional racism, strengthen relationships with First Nations peoples and implement new approaches to eliminate the avoidable, unjust and unfair health inequities experienced by many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The voices, leadership and lived experiences of First Nations peoples are driving this agenda.

A discussion paperMaking Tracks towards health equity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: working together to achieve life expectancy parity by 2031 (PDF 9912 kB)was released on 17 March 2021. The discussion paper is a call to action to generate wider discussions, mobilise effort and build collective support across the health system and society more broadly for a renewed and focused agenda centred on First Nations health equity.

Have your say on this health equity agenda by attending a regional forum, submitting your written feedback or completing a survey. Read more

ILC UK: Consultation ‘Work for tomorrow: Innovating for an ageing workforce consultation paper’ 

In 2020 ILC launched an international programme of work, supported by the Innovation Resource Center for Human Resources, to identify the challenges and innovations that will be involved in responding to an ageing workforce. This will be addressed through an international innovations competition across four key areas: 

  • Maintaining good health 
  • Building knowledge, skills, and competence 
  • Addressing discrimination and supporting diversity 
  • Adapting the workplace 

This consultation paper  highlights the challenges we must overcome with the help of innovation. Consultation will occur until the end of 2021. ILC welcomes thoughts and feedback via email to [email protected] 

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