Health
The Council advises the Commonwealth, State, and Territory Health Ministers on matters relating to the accreditation of pathology laboratories. The Council plays a key role in ensuring the quality of Australian pathology services. One if its key responsibilities is the development and maintenance of standards and guidelines for pathology practices in Australia.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Established by an Order of the Governor-General (known as an Order in Council) which sets out the council's role, structure and function. The authority to create such orders is outlined under subsection 9(1) of the National Health Act 1953

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    21

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

    19 February 1979

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Dr. Beverley Rowbotham 1 January 2019 22 January 2022
Member Assoc Prof Bruce Bennetts 30 April 2019 6 May 2022
Member Prof. Francis Bowling 30 April 2019 6 May 2022
Member Dr. Rob Baird 31 January 2013 Determined by the appointer
Member Mr. Richard Brightwell 30 April 2019 6 May 2022
Member Assoc Prof Roger Wilson 10 May 2013 Determined by the appointer
Member Dr. Merrole Faye Cole-Sinclair 30 April 2019 6 May 2022
Member Mr. Scott Ragg 15 April 2009 Determined by the appointer
Member Mr. Johnathan Iredell 30 April 2019 6 May 2022
Member Prof. Jane Dahlstrom 6 May 2019 Determined by the appointer
Member Ms. Celia Street 11 September 2017 1 January 2099
Member Mr. Kevin Eriksen 20 March 2013 Determined by the appointer
Member Dr. Helen Wordsworth 30 April 2019 6 May 2022
Member Dr. Tom Dodd 6 May 2019 Determined by the appointer
Member Prof. Dominic Mallon 3 September 2009 Determined by the appointer
Member Ms. Helen Martin 30 April 2019 6 May 2022
Member Assc Prof Adrienne Morey 30 April 2019 6 May 2022
Member Ms. Elizabeth Salisbury 30 April 2019 6 May 2022
Member Ms. Robyn Wells 30 April 2019 6 May 2022
Member Dr. Petra Derrington 5 January 2017 Determined by the appointer
Member Dr. Tony Badrick 30 April 2019 6 May 2022
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