Health
The Authority considers applications for approval to supply pharmaceutical benefits under the requirements of the Pharmacy Location Rules determined by the Minister for Health. The Authority makes recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Health (delegated officers within the Department of Human Services) as to whether or not the applicant should be approved in relation to of particular premises. The National Health Act specifies the membership of the Authority who are appointed by the Minister for Health, with the exception of the Departmental representative who is appointed by the Secretary.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Health Act 1953

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    6

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Other

  • Creation Date

    31 March 1995

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Gerard Stevens AM 5 April 2016 4 April 2018
Member Mrs. Karen Emmott 6 July 2017 5 July 2019
Member Ms. Teresa DiFranco 6 July 2017 5 July 2019
Member Ms. Lynda Hurley 12 December 2016 Determined by the appointer
Member Mr. Timothy Logan 6 July 2017 5 July 2019
Member Ms. Amanda Galbraith 6 July 2017 5 July 2019
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