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What's new from the Health Performance Council:

  • 13 Sep 2018: We met for our regular bi-monthly meeting. Confirmed minutes from previous bi-monthly meetings are available for download via our Meeting minutes page.
  • 10 Sep 2018: We completed a major refresh of our State of Our Health report, including updated information on prevalence of health risks (Chapter 3) and chronic conditions (Chapter 4) in the South Australian community. Wherever possible, data is presented over time; by SA Health local health network; by age and sex; and by socioeconomic status. 
  • 3 Sep 2018: SA Health provided its second annual update of progress against advice in our 2011-14 review.
  • 13 June 2018: We responded to the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ consultation on topics for the 2021 Census. Download our response here (PDF, 418 Kb).
  • 05 June 2018: We published our brief report into the health of people in prison in South Australia and their health outcomes compared to the rest of the population. Download the report here (PDF, 554 kB).
  • 01 June 2018: On 22 May 2018, we hosted the 9th Aboriginal Leaders' Forum. The Premier of South Australia, Hon. Steven Marshall MP, delivered the opening address and the forum heard a keynote talk from HPC member Rick Callaghan. Find out more and watch videos of the Premier's speech and his question and answer session via our Get involved page.
  • 28 May 2018: We released our sixth and final report monitoring changes in indicators of access, equity, consumer/patient experience and staff engagement before and during the period of Transforming Health. For more information, see our Reports page.
  • 19 Mar 2018: We released our 2018 summary of how South Australian health system performance compares nationally across selected indicators taken from the Productivity Commission's Report on Government Services. For more information, see our Reports page.
  • 9 Mar 2018: We released the output report from our first regional leaders' forum, held in Port Lincoln on 21 February 2018. Download the report here.

Welcome to the online home of the Government of South Australia's Health Performance Council.

We are an independent body established under the Health Care Act 2008 to support a more co-ordinated health system in South Australia.

The health system is complex. We contribute to transparency and accountability about:

  • health outcomes for South Australians, including particular population groups, which we monitor with the State of Our Health online report;
  • operation of the South Australian health system, including how it is engaging individuals and communities; and
  • any other relevant, significant issues related to the South Australian public and private health systems.

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We acknowledge the resilience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in achieving personal, family and community wellbeing despite adverse social, environmental and economic factors.