Northern NSW, we need your input – apply to join our Community Advisory Groups here

Would you like to use your experience as a patient, carer or health consumer to improve health services?

We are seeking expressions of interest from individuals living in Northern NSW for appointment to a network of local community advisory groups at Tweed, Murwillumbah, Byron, Ballina, Lismore, Casino and Clarence as well as a new district advisory council.

The groups will provide advice, feedback and guidance to the health service a range of plans and initiatives.


What will be expected of me?

  • The committees will meet 4-6 times per year.
  • Contribute your opinion and share your experiences while thinking about how to improve health services for your community.
  • Use your networks to gather and distribute information.

What can I expect?

  • Our staff will provide support and advice.
  • You will have the opportunity to be a voice for patients, carers and your community in influencing and shaping the health service.
  • An opportunity to broaden your knowledge of local health services.
  • Committee members will receive a small payment to cover travel and out of pocket expenses for each meeting.

How to apply

  • If you are an interested patient, carer or community member, please complete the online expression of interest form by clicking here.
  • For more information or if you would like assistance, please contact Gerald May, Community Engagement Manager, (02) 6624 0333 or

Click here to read the Northern NSW Local Health District Community Engagement Framework.

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