Advisory Council

Latest update: 10 May 2011

The Australian National Preventive Health Agency Act 2010 establishes the Australian National Preventive Health Agency Advisory Council (the Advisory Council) which has the function of advising the CEO on preventive health matters, particularly those identified by the Australian Health Ministers’ Conference (AHMC) through the Agency’s strategic and annual operational plans.

Advisory Council Members


Section 29 of the ANPHA Act specifies the composition of the Council:
The Advisory Council is to consist of:
(a) one member representing the Commonwealth; and
(b) at least one member, but not more than 2 members, representing the governments of the States and Territories; and
(c) at least 5, but not more than 8, other members with expertise relating to preventive health.

Advisory Council Documents

The practice of issuing a Communiqué after each Advisory Council meeting promotes communication of the key deliberations.

ANPHA Advisory Council submission to the Commission of Audit.

Advisory Council Notice 14 March 2014