Flexible Funds - program consolidation
Health Workforce Fund - Discussion Paper on Development of Fund Guidelines - September 2011
The intent of this consultation process is to provide information on the Health Workforce Fund (HWF) and to seek stakeholder comments and input to contribute to the development of Fund Guidelines, with a particular focus on the proposed HWF objectives and priorities.
The Australian Government’s 2011 Budget consolidated a large number of health and ageing programs into eighteen larger, flexible funding pools. The purpose is to improve the way the department manages its grants and other programs, reduce red tape and increase flexibility and evidence based funding for the delivery of better health outcomes for the community.
From 1 July 2011, a total of 159 predominantly grant programs have been consolidated into 18 new Flexible Funds. Organisations will soon have an opportunity to apply for funding under the new arrangements. The purpose of this consultation is to seek feedback from stakeholders, including on the objectives and priorities for the Health Workforce Flexible Fund. Please download or view the consultation paper.
Health Workforce Fund - Discussion Paper on Development of Fund Guidelines - September 2011 (PDF 54KB)
Health Workforce Fund - Discussion Paper on Development of Fund Guidelines - September 2011 (RTF 259KB)
Stakeholders are encouraged to download this document, and then use the form at Attachment 2b to provide feedback to the Department.
This consultation process ends at close of business, Monday 31 October 2011.
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