Partnering with Consumers and Carers

CHN is committed to effective consumer and care engagement at all levels of the organisation and when conducting strategic planning, commissioning and improvement initiatives.

Click here to download an overview of our approach to consumer and carer engagement.

More comprehensive guidance on the rationale for, benefits of and procedure for effective consumer and carer engagement is available by clicking here.

Community Advisory Council

The CHN Board has established the Community Advisory Council to provide advice and recommendations to the Board to ensure that strategies and initiatives are consumer focused, cost effective, locally relevant and aligned to improving local health care experiences and expectations.


Name Position/Organisation
Ms Kate Moore (Chair) Consumer Representative, Health Care Consumers’ Association (HCCA)
Ms Jane Grace Consumer Representative, Mental Health Consumer Network (MHCN)
Ms Susan Helyar Director, ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS)
Ms Jenny Mobbs Executive Director, Council on the Ageing (COTA)
Ms Marcia Williams Executive Director, Women’s Centre for Health Matters (WCHM)
Ms Colleen Sheen Carer Representative, Carers ACT
Mr Samson Wong AM Multicultural Representative
Ms Darlene Cox Board Member, Capital Health Network; Executive Director , Health Care Consumers’ Association
Ms Tracey Hall Director Client Services, Marymead