Health and Aged Care
A Council of Elders will provide a direct voice to Government from senior Australians. The Council of Elders will consult senior Australians on a wide range of matters relating to aged care quality and safety, and the needs of senior Australians and their families and carers.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Minister

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    14

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Board

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    23 Furzer Street
    Woden ACT 2606
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Ms. Anne Burgess AM 11 April 2023 10 April 2025
Member Ms. Juliet Rankin 24 December 2023 23 December 2025
Member Prof. Tom Calma AO 24 December 2023 23 December 2024
Member Ms. Gwenda Darling 24 December 2023 23 December 2024
Member Ms. Valma Fell 24 December 2023 23 December 2024
Member Ms. Gillian Groom 24 December 2023 23 December 2024
Member Dr. John Davis 24 December 2023 23 December 2025
Member Ms. Lynda Whiteway 24 December 2023 23 December 2025
Member Ms. Anna Harrison AM, JP 24 December 2023 Determined by the appointer
Member Prof. John McCallum 24 December 2023 23 December 2024
Member Ms. Lynette Cullinane 24 December 2023 25 December 2025
Member Mr. James Carey 24 December 2023 23 December 2025
Member Major General Mr. Vikram Madan OAM 24 December 2023 23 December 2025
Member Ms. Margaret Walsh 24 December 2023 23 December 2024
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