District Health Advisory Councils

District Health Advisory Councils give country residents a say in how their health services are planned and delivered. Here you can find out more about the role of DHACs, how you can become a member, and the training and resources provided to assist DHACs undertake community engagement and consumer advocacy.

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About the District Health Advisory Councils
District Health Advisory Councils have been established by the Western Australian Government to give country residents a say in how their health services are delivered.
How to become a member
The role of a District Health Advisory Council member is important and varied. Here you can find more information on the role of a District Health Advisory Council and how you can become a member.
DHAC Guidelines, Policies, and Member Resources
Members of Western Australia’s District Health Advisory Councils have an important role in making a difference to the health outcomes in the community. There are many resources available to assist in undertaking the tasks of community engagement, advocacy and health consumer representation.
DHAC Advocacy Information & Resources
This section provides information on training for District Health Advisory Council members in Western Australia, as well as useful tips for carrying out their advocacy duties.