Australian Medical Research Advisory Board

Health and Aged Care
The Australian Medical Research Advisory Board (AMRAB) determines the Australian Medical Research and Innovation Strategy and the Australian Medical Research and Innovation Priorities. The Health Minister takes the priorities into account in making decisions in relation to the financial assistance provided from the Medical Research Future Fund Special Account. AMRAB consists of the CEO of the NHMRC, and other persons appointed by the Health Minister with suitable experience and knowledge.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    8

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Department of Health and Aged Care, Sirius Building, 23 Furzer Street
    Phillip ACT 2606
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Prof. Ian Frazer AC 10 September 2021 28 February 2026
Deputy Chair Prof. Caroline Homer AO 10 September 2021 28 February 2026
Member Prof. Tom Calma AO 10 September 2021 28 February 2026
Member Ms. Imelda Lynch 10 September 2021 28 February 2026
Member Prof. Douglas Hilton 10 September 2021 28 February 2026
Member Professor Prof. Steve Wesselingh 28 August 2023 27 August 2026
Member Prof. Denise Doolan 10 September 2021 28 February 2026
Member Mr. Yasser El-Ansary 10 September 2021 28 February 2026
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