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The National Blood Authority (NBA) is a statutory agency that manages and coordinates arrangements for the supply of blood and blood products and services on behalf of the Australian Government and state and territory governments. The NBA was to be merged with the Organ and Tissue Authority (OTA), however, as announced at the 2015-16 MYEFO, the Australian Government did not proceed with the proposed merger of the two agencies.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Blood Authority Act 2003

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    7

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 July 2003

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Ms. Gayle Ginnane 18 January 2017 17 January 2019
Member Mr. Paul Bedbrook 23 October 2017 22 October 2021
Member Mr. Geoffrey Bartle 23 October 2017 22 October 2021
Member Prof. Lyn Beazley AO 18 January 2017 17 January 2021
Member Prof. Christopher Brook PSM 18 January 2017 17 January 2021
Member Assoc Professor Alison Street AO 18 January 2017 17 January 2019
Member Mr. Mark Cormack 18 January 2017 17 January 2021
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