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Council of Elders

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

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Ian Yates 5 January 2022 4 January 2024
Member Mr. Michael Patrick Barbato 29 December 2021 28 December 2023
Member Prof. Tom Calma AO 10 January 2022 9 January 2024
Member Ms. Gwenda Darling 29 December 2021 28 December 2023
Member Ms. Valma Fell 29 December 2021 28 December 2023
Member Ms. Gillian Groom 28 December 2021 27 December 2023
Member Ms. Danijela Hlis 31 December 2021 30 December 2023
Member Mr. William Jolley 4 January 2022 3 January 2024
Member Ms. Gill Lewin 24 December 2021 23 December 2023
Member Prof. John McCallum 4 January 2022 3 January 2024
Member Ms. Sue McCann 26 December 2021 25 December 2023
Member Dr. Kay Patterson 12 January 2022 11 January 2024
Member Dr. Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr Baumann 5 January 2022 4 January 2024
Member Ms. Margaret Walsh 24 December 2021 23 December 2023
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