The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Consumers Health Forum of Australia Ltd (CHF) are collaborating to review the Statement on Consumer and Community Involvement in Health and Medical Research (the Statement).

This collaboration will include early involvement of stakeholders that will continue throughout the review process. For updates on the progress and other NHMRC news, please subscribe to Tracker, NHMRC's newsletter.

Consumer Statement Workshop

On Tuesday 15 November 2022, NHMRC and CHF convened an online workshop to being the review process. The Consumer Statement Workshop included 193 participants representing consumers, advocate groups, advisory groups, researchers, research institutions, universities, and policy makers from all over Australia.

Participants and those that were unable attend further contributed to the discussion by completing a Consumer Statement Workshop feedback form. A summary from the Consumer Statement Workshop has been published.