Divisional Carer Advisory Groups

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There are around 50 carers across the state who are members of four Divisional Carer Advisory Groups, established to improve the lines of communication between carers, community service organisations and DHHS. 


CAG Terms of Reference

Information for Carers

Expression of Interest form


For further information on Carer Advisory Groups please contact the convenors in your region:

North  - Dr Heather Pearce  |  t. 03 9412 5382 | e. heather.pearce@dhhs.vic.gov.au

East– Ashley Malpass  |  t. 02 6055 7778 | m. 0400 977 691 | e. Ashley.Malpass@dhhs.vic.gov.au

South – Yong Shan Law  |  t. 03 8765 7408  |  e. YongShan.Law@dhhs.vic.gov.au 

West – Sandie Mitchell  |  t. 03 9275 7145 | m. 0408 035 800 | e. sandie.mitchell@dhhs.vic.gov.au


Carer Advisory Group updates May 2017

The Carer Advisory Groups met in May 2017, bringing together carers, carer representatives and staff from community service organisations and the Department of Health and Human Services (the department) to improve communication and identify service improvements in out-of-home care. 

The next meeting of the Carer Advisory Groups are in August 2017.

To see the full May update for each group please click here



January 2017 CAG updates

2016 CAG Updates