Head, Consumer Community Health Research Network

Ms Anne McKenzie AM has worked as the Consumer Advocate at UWA and Telethon Kids since 2004 and is currently the Head of the WA Consumer and Community Health Research Network. Her key task is to implement a state-wide consumer and community involvement program across the WA Health Translation Network’s 18 partner agencies.

Anne is a senior consumer representative for Consumers Health Forum of Australia and former Chair of the Health Consumers Council of WA. She currently serves on key national and state health committees including the National Health and Medical Research Council, NPS, Medicines Australia and the Department of Health.

In January 2015, Anne was appointed to the Order of Australia for 20 years of service in the area of health consumer advocacy.