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 - Mr Ben Brazzalotto
Local member of parliament  representative - Ms Kayla Shephard
Local government representative - Mr Bradley Orr
Medical practitioner member - Dr Bryan Goh
Staff member - Mrs Briarne Boyd
Community representatives

  • Mrs Gwenda Knights
  • Mr Donald Barrett
  • Mrs Karen Maidment-Longbottom
  • Mr Trevor McClean
  • Mrs Raelene Magor
  • Mrs Carol Bailey
  • Mr Malcolm Sutcliffe
  • Ms Suzanne Konig-Forster

Meeting information

When: bi-monthly at different times on varying days.
Where: Rotates between Mount Barker, Strathalbyn, Gumeracha and Mount Pleasant hospitals.



Contact Information

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