Board Advisory Committees

The Agency has a Jurisdictional Advisory Committee (JAC), described below. Members are nominated by the head of the Health Department in each jurisdiction.

Jurisdictional Advisory Committee (JAC)

Download Jurisdictional Advisory Committee Charter PDF (93 KB)

QLD

Note: Position pending confirmation of appointment. Details to follow.

Cwlth

Ms Penny Shakespeare
Deputy Secretary 
Health Financing
Department of Health

NSW

Mr Andrew Perkins

Executive Director, Investment Strategy and Architecture
eHealth NSW

VIC

Mr Terry Symonds
Deputy Secretary, Health and Wellbeing 
Department of Health and Human Services

TAS

Mr Michael Reynolds
Chief Financial Officer
Deputy Secretary, Corporate
Department of Health and Human Services

SA

Note: position pending confirmation of appointment. Details to follow.

WA

Dr Peter Sprivulis 
A/Chief Clinical Information Officer
Department of Health, Government of Western Australia

ACT

Mr Peter O’Halloran
Chief Information Officer
ACT Health

NT

Note: Position pending confirmation of appointment. Details to follow.


Clinical and Technical Advisory Committee

Download Clinical and Technical Advisory Committee Charter PDF (138 KB)

CHAIR

Dr Samuel Heard OAM
Agency Board Member

SA

Dr Oliver Frank MBBS PhD FRACGP FACHI
Senior Research Fellow, Discipline of General Practice, 
University of Adelaide
Fellow, Australasian College of Health Informatics
Fellow, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

VIC

Dr Kate Taylor MBBS MPH GAICD
Chief Executive Officer, Oculo 
Visiting Fellow, Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne

NSW

Ms Cheryl McCullagh
Director, Clinical Integration, 
Sydney Children’s Hospital Network, NSW Health

QLD

Dr David Hansen PhD MBA GAICD
Chief Executive Officer
Australian e-Health Research Centre, CSIRO
Health Informatics Society of Australia, Board Chair

WA

Mr Stephen Wragg
Director, Western Australian Primary Health Alliance
President Pharmacy Guild of Australia (WA Branch)
Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (member)

NT

Dr Hugh Heggie
Chief Health Officer, Northern Territory Department of Health
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation 
GP Network
Member, Australian Indigenous Doctors Association
Member, RACGP
Member, N.A.C.C.H.O. G.P. Network
Member, National Rural Health Alliance

NSW

Mr John Sutherland
Chief Information Officer, Ramsay Health Care

QLD

Dr Clair Sullivan MBBS (Hons) MD FRACP CHIA
Queensland Medical Lead, Digital Health Improvement
Consultant Endocrinologist 
Co-Director, Clinical Service Improvement
Co-Chair, Diabetes Statewide Clinical Network
Member, Translational Research Institute (TRI)
University of Queensland
Princess Alexandra Hospital, Metro South Health QLD


Consumer Advisory Committee

Download Consumer Advisory Committee Charter PDF (104 KB)

CHAIR

Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward
Agency Board Member

NSW

Dr Alan Huynh
General Practice Registrar, GP Synergy
Lecturer, Office for Global Health, University of Sydney
Conjoint Associate Lecturer, Western Sydney University, School of Medicine

NSW

Mr Dean Martin
Research Manager, Lifespan, Black Dog Institute
Member, Health Informatics Society of Australia

NSW

Dr Karen Luxford
CEO, Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons
Fellow, Australian Institute of Management, 
Fellow, Australian Association for Quality in Health Care
Fellow, International Society for Quality in Health Care

NT

Ms Nicolle Marchant
Senior Engagement Lead, Aboriginal Health AMSANT

VIC

Ms Pattie Beerens
CEO, Australian Diagnostic Imaging

NSW

Ms Kerry Stubbs
CEO, Northcott Disability Services
Chair, The National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI Ltd)
NSW Telstra Businesswoman of the Year Award, Community and Government Sector


Privacy and Security Advisory Committee

Download Privacy and Security Advisory Committee Charter PDF (105 KB)

CHAIR

Ms Emma Hossack
Agency Board Member

WA

Ms Robyn Daniels MA, LLB, B Ed
Senior Solicitor, Department of Health WA

SA

Dr Chris Moy MBBS FRACGP FAMA
GP working in Parkside, SA 
Chair, Adelaide PHN Central Adelaide Clinical Council
Member, Australian Medical Association (SA) 
Member, AMA Federal Council

VIC

Mr Bob Milstein
Owner, Milstein & Associates

VIC

Dr Troy Browning
Managing Director, Medical Indemnity Protection Society

NSW

Mr Graham Ingram 
CIO, Record Holdings Pty Ltd, Auscript Australasia

NSW

Ms Georgie Haysom
Head of Advocacy, Avant Mutual Group Limited


Audit and Risk Committee (ARC)

Download Audit and Risk Committee Charter PDF (120 KB)

CHAIR

Mr Rob Bransby SF, Fin, FAIM
Chairman, Australian Health Service Alliance
Commissioner, Insurance Commission of Western Australia 

Ms Lyn McGrath
Agency Board Member

Professor Michael Woods
Agency Board Member

Dr David Bryant PhD, FHEA, FAIPM, MACS PCP, GAICD
Director, DB Consulting

Ms Maria Storti MBA, BEc
Director, MSDC Consulting
Fellow of the Australian & NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants
Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management
Member of the Australian Institute of Internal Auditors


NOTE: The establishment of the Audit and Risk Committee does not require consultation with Health Ministers. Members are appointed by the Board.