Hills Area Health Advisory Council Inc.

A major role of the Hills Area Health Advisory Council (HAC) is to relay ideas and views from the Community to the local Health Service. These ideas are used in planning for new and improved services.

The Mission of the Hills Area Health Advisory Council is:

"Local people who advocate on behalf of their communities to promote good health and wellbeing."


The Adelaide Hills Health Advisory Council can include:

  • Up to 8 community members
  • Nominee of local government
  • A local member of Parliament or his or her nominee
  • A medical practitioner member
  • A worker from the Local Health Network

Current Membership

Presiding member -  Mrs Karen Maidment-Longbottom
Local member of parliament  representative - Ms Kayla Shephard
Local government representative - Mr Bradley Orr
Medical practitioner member - Vacant
Staff member representative - Mrs Briarne Boyd
Community representatives — 

Ms Gwenda Knights, Mr Donald Barrett, Mr Trevor McLean, Mrs Raylene Magor, Mrs Carol Bailey, Mr Malcolm Sutcliffe, Ms Vanessa Sandercock

Meeting information

When: Third Monday of the month, bi-monthly, at 6.30pm.
Where: Mt Barker DSM Hospital



Contact Information

Contact with any of the Health Advisory Council members can be made via the local health units: