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  • Community Consultation: Abortion Legislation in Western Australia

    In 1998, Western Australia (WA) became the first Australian jurisdiction to decriminalise abortion. In WA abortions can be legally performed if certain requirements have been met. These requirements are set out in the Criminal Code Compliation Act 1913 and the Health (Miscellaneous... More
    Opened 20 November 2022
  • Corporate Mobile Devices Policy

    A new Department of Health Corporate Mobile Devices Policy has been prepared and is open for consultation. The policy sets out requirements for the control and use of mobile devices owned by the Department of Health and for the provision of department funded mobile devices and data ... More
    Closed 15 November 2022
  • Bring Your Own Device Policy and Procedure

    The Department of Health is committed to the protection of WA health system data, information and systems. As part of this commitment, a new Department of Health Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policy and Procedure has been prepared and is open for consultation. The policy sets out requirements... More
    Closed 15 November 2022
  • Regulation of nitrous oxide supply

    The key focus of this consultation is to obtain feedback about proposals to amend the Medicines and Poisons Regulations 2016, to include additional controls over the supply of nitrous oxide. The consultation survey asks your opinion about various proposed options for... More
    Closed 11 November 2022
  • Establishing Containers for Change at the Department of Health, May Holman Building

    Corporate Services is establishing Containers for Change for staff located at the May Holman Building to recycle their empty cans and drink containers, and to divert more waste from landfill and reduce the Department's environmental footprint. The funds earned will be donated to a charity... More
    Opened 7 November 2022
  • 2021-2022 Food Act 2008 and Public Health Act 2016 Reporting

    Local Government enforcement agencies are required to report to the Department of Health on their performance of functions under the Food Act 2008 (Food Act) (as required by section 121) and the Public Health Act 2016 (Public Health Act) (as required by section 22). The Food Act reporting... More
    Closed 30 October 2022
  • Consultation: Amendments to the Medicines and Poisons Regulations 2016 and the Schedule 8 Medicines Prescribing Code

    The key focus of this consultation is to obtain stakeholder feedback on the preferred options for regulation of prescribing of medicines monitored via Western Australia’s real time prescription monitoring system, ScriptCheckWA. The introduction of ScriptCheckWA will mean... More
    Closed 7 October 2022
  • Climate Change and Health - Healthcare Professionals

    The University of Western Australia and Western Australian Department of Health are conducting state-wide research to measure levels of awareness and understanding of the health impacts of climate change. We are specifically seeking the views of Western Australian (WA) health care... More
    Closed 25 September 2022
  • Chronic Conditions Outcomes Framework Engagement Survey

    Before completing this survey, you are encouraged to read the Consultation Info Pack (bottom of page) to learn more about the project and the proposed Framework. Chronic conditions are the leading causes for death and disease globally, and the prevalence is rising. People... More
    Closed 16 September 2022
  • The WELL Collaborative Clinical Advisors Group Expression of Interest

    Please read the Clinical Advisors Group Charter found at the bottom of this page prior to submitting an application. The WELL Collaborative is a movement of passionate people who want to change the way we, as a society, talk about weight and support people living in larger bodies. It is... More
    Closed 14 September 2022
  • Department of Health Climate Action Plan

    This consultation is to provide Department of Health staff with the opportunity to view and provide feedback on the Department's Climate Action Plan 2022-2024 (the Plan), which was considered by the Department Executive Committee (DEC) on 11 July. About the plan: In November... More
    Closed 29 August 2022
  • 2021-22 Heatwave high threat season feedback

    The Bureau of Meteorology have released information to advise the summer of 2021/22 was the hottest on record. The higher maximums compounded by high overnight minimums resulted in the State Hazard Plan – Heatwave being activated on two occasions; the Festive Season holiday break and a... More
    Closed 6 June 2022
  • Mental Health Workforce Action Plan - Phase 2 Consultation

    The Mental Health Workforce Action Plan (MH Action Plan) aims to set out actions to grow, support and develop an interprofessional mental health workforce that appropriately supports the future expansion of mental health services across the system . ... More
    Closed 3 June 2022
  • Independent Governance Review of the Health Services Act 2016 SUBMISSION PORTAL

    Establishment of the Health Services Act 2016 The Health Services Act 2016 commenced on 1 July 2016, providing a legal framework for clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities at all levels of the system and a devolved model of governance that enables decision-making closer to... More
    Closed 20 May 2022
  • Independent Governance Review of the Health Services Act 2016 SURVEY

    Establishment of the Health Services Act 2016 The Health Services Act 2016 commenced on 1 July 2016, providing a legal framework for clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities at all levels of the system and a devolved model of governance that enables decision-making closer to... More
    Closed 20 May 2022
  • Statutory Review of the Western Australia Food Act 2008

    The Food Act 2008 (the Act) provides for the safety and suitability of food for human consumption and related purposes. The Act is the key initiative in achieving national consistency in the regulation of food incorporating model provisions agreed to by the Commonwealth, States and Territories... More
    Closed 5 May 2022
  • Consultation on draft advance care planning guides for consumers and health professionals

    Advance care planning (ACP) is a voluntary process of planning for future health and personal care whereby the person’s values, beliefs and preferences are made known to guide decision-making at a future time when that person cannot make or communicate their decisions. ... More
    Closed 13 April 2022
  • Mental Health Workforce Action Plan - Phase 1 Consultation

    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT Consultation to inform development of the WA Mental Health Workforce Action Plan is now open! Phase 1 consultations are now underway to inform the development of the WA Mental Health Workforce Action Plan (MH Action Plan). Your... More
    Closed 25 March 2022
  • Epidemiology Directorate Client Feedback Survey 2022

    The WA Department of Health Epidemiology Directorate provides both analysis capacity and advice on population health information to a range of stakeholders. Our clients are inclusive of the Department of Health, Health Service Providers, other WA government agencies, local government... More
    Closed 23 March 2022
  • Hospital Stay Guideline Consultation

    The Hospital Stay Guideline for Hospitals and Disability Service Organisations (the Guideline) was developed by the Disability Health Network in 2016 and outlines a best practice approach for disability service organisations and hospitals in managing the hospital experience of individuals with... More
    Closed 25 February 2022
  • VAD Update: Reflections on the first 6 months

    To assist us in evaluating this forum, please take a few minutes to complete this survey. All responses remain confidential. More
    Closed 24 February 2022
  • Plastic Surgery (Adult) Referral Access Criteria

    The intent of this consultation survey is to ensure the perspective of the Hospital Liaison GPs, Health Pathways Clinical Editors and the Central Referral Service is captured in the development of Referral Access Criteria (RAC) for Plastic Surgery public specialist outpatient services. Why... More
    Closed 21 February 2022
  • Consultation on the Guide for the new WA Advance Health Directive

    Planning for your future healthcare: Help shape the guide to the revised WA Advance Health Directive form The End-of-Life Care Program is seeking input into the development of a guide to accompany the revised WA Advance Health Directive (AHD). The AHD Guide will... More
    Closed 18 February 2022
  • Draft WA Health Promotion Strategic Framework 2022-2026 Public Consultation

    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT Consultation on the draft WA Health Promotion Strategic Framework 2022-2026 has been extended until 11:59PM Friday 18 th February 2022. You are invited to review and provide feedback on the Draft WA Health Promotion Strategic... More
    Closed 18 February 2022
  • IDPwD 2021 Event Feedback

    Thank you for attending the International Day of People with Disability Event at Fiona Stanley Hospital. Please complete a short survey to improve future events. More
    Closed 17 December 2021
  • Review of the WA Health Recognising and Responding to Acute Deterioration Policy

    You are invited to share your perspective on the revised draft WA Health Recognising and Responding to Acute Deterioration (RRAD) Policy, which is being evaluated by the Patient Safety and Clinical Quality Directorate, Department of Health. Early recognition and timely response when a... More
    Closed 6 December 2021
  • Have your say on planning for Patient Safety and Clinical Quality

    The Patient Safety and Clinical Quality Directorate is developing its strategic directions for 2022-2025 and invites you to have your say. We are seeking the perspectives of staff across WA Health on our draft strategic direction, which includes proposed activities against four key... More
    Closed 12 November 2021
  • Expression of Interest: Authentic Co-Design Training

    The Department of Health, Sustainable Health Review Recommendation 4 (SHR4) Project Team are calling for expressions of interest (EOI) from consumers, carers and people with lived experience, who would like to attend co-design training alongside Department of Health staff and other... More
    Closed 4 November 2021
  • SHR4 Forum "Engage, Share, Connect" RSVP

    Thank you for your interest in attending the Sustainable Health Review Recommendation 4, Citizen and Community Partnership (SHR4) Forum, Friday 22 October, 8.45am-12.30pm THIS EVENT IS CURRENTLY AT CAPACITY Please register your details below and we will add you to the waitlist... More
    Closed 20 October 2021
  • 2020-2021 Food Act 2008 and Public Health Act 2016 Reporting

    Local Government enforcement agencies are required to report to the Department of Health on their performance of functions under the Food Act 2008 (Food Act) (as required by section 121) and the Public Health Act 2016 (Public Health Act) (as required by section 22). The Food Act reporting... More
    Closed 18 October 2021
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