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

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    26 June 2017

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
COMMISSIONER Emeritus Prof. Paul Worley 11 November 2017 11 November 2019
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