Recruiting consumers?

Once you are clear about the purpose of the activity you are recruiting for and the role any consumer representatives will play, you are ready to commence the consumer recruitment process

Join Our Network

Our shared focus is creating strong and sustainable consumer partnerships in Queensland. By joining you will become a part of a network of skilled, connected people working together to make the health system the best it can be.

Training for staff

Do you want to involve health consumers in your work? Not sure how to? Join us to learn everyday skills and strategies to create and support productive partnerships.

Amplifying the Youth Voice

We are delighted to share with you the first component of our forthcoming Youth Engagement Strategy: Amplifying the Youth Voice: Health Consumers Queensland Youth Engagement Framework

Amplifying First Nations voices

We are supporting engagement between First Nations community members and health service providers through the roll out of Queensland Health’s COVID-19 vaccinations campaign and beyond

Do You Get Our eAlert?

Our weekly eAlert is a great way to stay up to date with consumer contributions to the COVID-19 response, consumer opportunities, and our training calendar. Join our network to be added to our mailing list.

Our COVID response

Our latest work with consumers and staff and how consumer input is influencing Queensland Health’s COVID-19 response


Our training program supports healthy and robust partnerships between consumers and health organisation staff.

Consumer opportunities

The latest vacancies for consumer representatives

Paying consumers

The how, why and when of remuneration and reimbursement, including our Remuneration Position Statement.


Our YouTube channel is a rich library of consumer partnership resources

Kitchen Table Discussions

How we use Kitchen Table Discussions, focus groups and co-design to consult with the broader community.

Recruiting consumers

Everything you need to know, from first thoughts to supporting an ongoing partnership

Join our network

Join up to stay in touch with the latest issues and opportunities

Partnership Guides

Our publications to help you create strong healthy consumer partnerships

Consumer consultations

Our library of consumer opinions on everything from COVID testing to mental health to hospital in the home care.


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Queensland Health staff! Want to get better at consumer engagement? HCQ Engagement Advisor, Reema Naresh, and consumer legend Helen Mees, can show you how.They are co-presenting HCQ's Fundamentals of Consumer Partnerships training next week on 24 and 25 May 2022 at 9.00-11.00am. Book your place now: Consumer representative, Helen Mees and HCQ Engagement Advisor, Reema Naresh. ... See MoreSee Less

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Here's our round up of this week's consumer and carer opportunities from ENT to the ED. Want to build your skills and confidence? Check our training events too. ... See MoreSee Less

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Whether you are experienced in consumer partnerships or just beginning your journey, we are here to support consumers and health staff work together to build a stronger health system