What does a Friend of COORDINARE do?

    A Friend of COORDINARE will be kept updated with quarterly newsletters, information about our region and the health services that are available. A Friend will also be asked to complete quarterly surveys, as COORDINARE is keen to hear the thoughts from community members in our region. Other opportunities such as consumer training and workshops will also be available, as well as paid participation opportunities for assessment panels and focus groups.  

    What are the benefits of being a Friend of COORDINARE?

    As a Friend of COORDINARE you will have the opportunity to have your say on the health services within your town and community. This is in the form of surveys, staying up-to-date via a quarterly newsletter, opportunities for training and the occasional social catch up with like-minded people.

    How often will I hear from COORDINARE?

    COORDINARE sends out a quarterly newsletter to Friends. We will also let you know when there are training opportunities, or when there are events happening that might be of interest.  

    Sometimes we will update our Friends page with new information, so it is a good idea to regularly check our site for new information. 

    Are there opportunities for payment for my expertise as a consumer?

    Our consumer representatives are offered paid opportunities. To find out how to become a consumer representative click here 

    Is training offered to Friends of COORDINARE?

    We offering training to our consumer representatives. To find out more, click here.

    Are there opportunities to meet other Friends of COORDINARE?

    We have an annual catch-up with our Friends at our four office locations: Wollongong, Nowra, Moruya and Queanbeyan – stay tuned!