Expressions of Interest for the National Multicultural Health Consumer and Carer Network

Are you passionate about healthcare for multicultural communities?

We invite you to apply for membership of our new National Multicultural Consumer and Carer Network.

We are looking for people from across Australia to help lead our work representing the voice of multicultural communities.

Together, the 16 members will represent: different cultural or ethnic backgrounds, languages, religions/faiths, and equal numbers of men and women.

What is the Australian Multicultural Health Collaborative?

The Australian Multicultural Health Collaborative (the Collaborative) is the national peak body for multicultural health. We represent the diverse voices of our members who include: consumers and carers, multicultural health and social care services, practitioners, researchers and affiliate organisations. We are establishing a new national network of multicultural consumers and carers from diverse backgrounds to bring the voices of consumers and carers together to create positive improvements in the healthcare system for multicultural Australia.

The Network will:

  • Give advice and suggestions, based on their personal experiences, to improve health and wellbeing for multicultural communities.
  • Help us explain to the Government what difficulties people from multicultural backgrounds have in getting the right health care and suggest how things could be better.

What will Network members need to do?

  • Attend online orientation and training on Tuesday 07 of November 2023 (10am-1pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time).
  • If possible, attend the National Multicultural Health and Wellbeing Conference in Sydney from 20-22 November 2023
    (We will pay the costs of conference registration, travel and accommodation).
  • Attend Network meetings:
    • a minimum of 3 online meetings (half a day) per year
    • 1 face-to-face in person meeting (two days).

What support will members get?

We will value the contribution of members and will reimburse you for:

  • Your time in preparing for and attending meetings
  • Any reasonable expenses (such as travel, carparking and childcare).

How do I apply?

  • Complete the online application form by Tuesday 31 October 2023 (9.00 am Australian Eastern Daylight Time).
  • We will review all applications and invite those who will best give us the balance we need to take part in a short online interview in the week beginning Wednesday 1 November 2023.

For more information

Contact us on or ring 02 6282 5755 and we will get back to you.

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