National Rural Health Commissioner

Health and Aged Care
The Federal Coalition Government is dedicated to improving access to health services for everyone who calls regional, rural and remote Australia home. The appointment of our National Rural Health Commissioner is integral to achieving this outcome. The Commissioner will provide policy advice to the Minister responsible for rural health.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Health Insurance Act 1973

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Suite 2, 1 Pierpoint Road
    Cairns QLD 4870

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Commissioner Prof. Ruth Stewart 1 July 2022 30 June 2024
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