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Networking sessions 2017

Our meetings for 2017 will be held in a new venue (across the road from our office) in the Brisbane Square Library. The Community Meeting Room is accessible, has a hearing loop, and is larger than our training room. We’ll keep numbers to 25 to see how it works. So we’ll be interested in your feedback on this new venue.
Community meeting room, Brisbane Square Library

266 George St

Ground level

Brisbane, QLD 4000

These regular networking sessions are a chance for health consumers and carers working together with health services and organisations to share learnings and support each other.

Friday 18 August 2017*
Brisbane Square Library 9.30 am – 11.30 am

Followed by consumer training “The Fundamentals of Partnering with Consumers” See right for details.

An update on Standard 1: Governance for Safety and Quality in Health Service Organisations, and Standard 2: Partnering with Consumers. What do they mean for consumers?

Read about Standard 1: Governance for safety and quality in health service organisations >

Read about Standard 2: Partnering with consumers >

The speaker for this session is Health Consumers Queensland Project Manager, Anne Curtis.

This information session will be followed by morning tea, and then an opportunity for consumer representatives to share their experiences and learning.

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Thursday 19 October 2017*
Brisbane Square Library 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm

Wednesday 6 December 2017
3.30 pm – 5.30 pm

* Consumer training: Fundamentals of consumer partnerships will be offered on the same day/same venue. See here for more information.


Consumer training: Fundamentals of partnering with consumers

Friday 18 August 2017
Brisbane Square Library 12.30 pm – 4.00 pm

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Consumer Training via Webinar

We will continue to offer webinar training throughout the year. Please stay in touch with upcoming sessions via our eAlerts.

New to webinars? Request a copy of Beginner’s Guide to Webinars via

Graduate Certificate in Consumer and Community Engagement

Health Consumers Queensland is now offering the nationally accredited course, Graduate Certificate in Consumer and Community Engagement (Code 10164NAT)

Course content

Graduate Certificate in Consumer and Community Engagement consists of four units:

  • Manage operations within a consumer and community engagement framework
  • Support consumer and community engagement planning
  • Lead the implementation of organisational consumer and community engagement
  • Manage and develop systems and structures for consumer and community engagement

Delivery mode

Graduate Certificate in Consumer and Community Engagement is delivered as a 4 day face to face program. To gain competency, participants are required to undertake additional self-directed activities and complete work-based assessment tasks.

Course details >