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The Australian Digital Health Agency was established in law on 30 January 2016 by the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Establishing the Australian Digital Health Agency) Rule 2016 (the Rule), which was made by the Commonwealth Finance Minister under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) on 27 January 2016. The Agency commenced full operations on 1 July 2016.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Establishing the Australian Digital Health Agency) Rule 2016

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    11

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

    1 July 2016

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. James Birch 20 April 2016 20 April 2019
Member Dr. Elizabeth Deveny 20 April 2016 20 April 2019
Member VACANT    
Member Dr. Eleanor Chew 20 April 2016 20 April 2019
Member Mr. Robert Bransby 20 April 2016 20 April 2019
Member Ms. Lyn McGrath 20 April 2016 20 April 2019
Member Mr. Michael Walsh 20 April 2016 19 April 2018
Member Dr. Bennie Ng 20 April 2016 20 April 2019
Member Ms. Stephanie Newell 20 April 2016 20 April 2019
Member VACANT    
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director Mr. Tim Kelsey 15 August 2016 14 August 2021
Member Prof. Johanna Westbrook 20 April 2016 20 April 2019
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