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Community advisory groups

Role of a Community Advisory Group (CAG)

A Community Advisory Group is a body set up by Government to work in partnership with a health service to provide leadership by encouraging the community to participate during the planning stages of a proposed redevelopment.

The CAG advises the health service and the department about community issues and concerns and provides a 'bridge' to the wider community.

Specifically, a Community Advisory Group acts as an information and discussion forum for local interest groups and provides a vehicle for community views to be communicated to government.