You’re invited to review the NHMRC Statement on consumer and community involvement in research

The NHRMC National Statement on consumer and community involvement in health and medical research is under review, and the Australian Health Research Association would value your input.

Western Alliance, in partnership with the Community and Research Network (CARN), will be holding an in-person workshop for consumers in Geelong on Friday 3 May (10.30am – 12.30pm) to review the Statement. 


The workshop will involve discussion and collation of feedback around key questions relating to the review of the consumer statement:

  • What parts of the current statement have or have not worked well?
  • What overarching values are essential to include in the value statement of the revised Consumer Statement?
  • What are the most important practice principles to include in the revised consumer statement?
  • What roles and responsibilities should be included in the revised consumer statement for consumers and communities; researchers; research institutions; and funders?

In preparation for the workshop, it is recommended that participants read the Consumer Statement Review Position Paper here.

Interested in attending the in-person workshop in Geelong on Friday 3 May 2024? Click here to register.

If you are unable to attend the in-person workshop, there are two other ways to participate in the review:

  • attend an on-line workshop. Upcoming dates for online workshops can be found here.
  • provide feedback via the NHMRC online survey which closes on 31 May 2024. Access the survey here.
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