Our Position and Advocacy
Government agencies and other stakeholders seek advice from WHA on a wide range of issues related to the provision of maternity & newborn care.
We take this responsibility seriously and ensure that all advice or advocacy provided is credible, factual and informed by our members.
Learn more about our position and advocacy work concerning the following priorities:
Partnering with First Nations people
First Nations people have called for a community-led, strengths-based approach, one that values their experience.
WHA is committed to supporting health services and professionals to recognise and improve the disparity in health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and pledge our ongoing support to the goal of achieving health equity.