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What's new:

  • 10 Apr 2017: We have released our first indicator report monitoring the implementation of Transforming Health in its first two years. For more information, see our Reports page.
  • 6 Apr 2017: We looked at how South Australia compares with other states and territories for selected health performance indicators in the 2017 Report on Government Services. For more information, see our Reports page.
  • 16 Mar 2017: With SAHMRI's SA Centre, we co-hosted a workshop to explore issues with data access for health audit and research with academics, clinicians, consumers and policy makers from public and independent sectors in South Australia. Presentations and output report from the workshop are available for download on our Get Involved page.
  • 14 Feb 2017: We have responded to a Productivity Commission report that suggests key human services are in need of reform to offer more choice and competition. You can download our submission from our reports page here.
  • 23 Dec 2016: State of Our Health Chapters 3 and 4 updated with a comprehensive range of the latest health risk factor and chronic disease data for South Australia – all by Local Health Network, age & sex and socio-economic status.
  • 7 Dec 2016: Our annual report for 2015-16 has been tabled in parliament. You can dowload all of our annual reports 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, set up to support a more co-ordinated health system in South Australia after hospital boards were abolished.

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.