Better Health, Together Stakeholder Forum

Professor Hal Swerissen


Did you meet Professor Hal Swerissen at our second Better Health Together Forum?

Professor Swerissen presented a compelling vision for primary care and challenged us all to collectively approach the unique opportunities we currently have in WA.

Professor Swerissen is a leader in policy, management and program development, particularly in the analysis, evaluation and quality improvement in health, community services and tertiary education. As well as being a Fellow at the Grattan Institute, he is also an Emeritus Professor at La Trobe University, a Director of Murray PHN and a Director of the Bendigo Kangan Institute.

He has worked in senior roles as an advisor to the Australian Government on health and community services, and an advisor to the Victorian Government. He has published more than 150 books, articles, reports and conference papers on health and community services, policy and program development and evaluation.

In response to feedback from the Better Health, Together Forum held earlier this year, the event included networking on arrival and a collaborative question time after Professor Swerissen’s presentation.

When: Friday, 1 November 2019

Time: Registration and networking from 8.30am, Forum from 9.15am–12pm

Venue: Technology Park Function Centre, Technology, 2 Brodie Hall Drive, Bentley





Did you meet Professor Hal Swerissen at our second Better Health Together Forum?

Professor Swerissen presented a compelling vision for primary care and challenged us all to collectively approach the unique opportunities we currently have in WA.

Professor Swerissen is a leader in policy, management and program development, particularly in the analysis, evaluation and quality improvement in health, community services and tertiary education. As well as being a Fellow at the Grattan Institute, he is also an Emeritus Professor at La Trobe University, a Director of Murray PHN and a Director of the Bendigo Kangan Institute.

He has worked in senior roles as an advisor to the Australian Government on health and community services, and an advisor to the Victorian Government. He has published more than 150 books, articles, reports and conference papers on health and community services, policy and program development and evaluation.

In response to feedback from the Better Health, Together Forum held earlier this year, the event included networking on arrival and a collaborative question time after Professor Swerissen’s presentation.

When: Friday, 1 November 2019

Time: Registration and networking from 8.30am, Forum from 9.15am–12pm

Venue: Technology Park Function Centre, Technology, 2 Brodie Hall Drive, Bentley




  • May 2019 Forum #1

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    In May, WA Primary Health Alliance hosted the first Better Health, Together Forum exploring the Primary Health Network priorities in the context of the national PHN Program and setting the scene of the broader healthcare environment of WA.

    A key feature of the agenda was Commissioning for Better Health, a new report that demonstrates WA Primary Health Alliance’s commitment to working with partner across WA to improve health inequity in the Western Australian community.

    Presentation slides and short videos from the Forum are available to download in the menu to the right of this page or you can click...

    In May, WA Primary Health Alliance hosted the first Better Health, Together Forum exploring the Primary Health Network priorities in the context of the national PHN Program and setting the scene of the broader healthcare environment of WA.

    A key feature of the agenda was Commissioning for Better Health, a new report that demonstrates WA Primary Health Alliance’s commitment to working with partner across WA to improve health inequity in the Western Australian community.

    Presentation slides and short videos from the Forum are available to download in the menu to the right of this page or you can click here to view the videos.

    Over 40 questions were raised through the slido app during the event, with time for only a small number to be answered in the Q&A panel session. Responses have been prepared for all the questions raised and are available to download through the menu to the right of this page.

    Please register with Primary Health Exchange and join the online stakeholder panel to receive notice of online engagement activities that contribute to the work of WA Primary Health Alliance.