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The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is Australia's peak body for supporting health and medical research; for developing health advice for the Australian community, health professionals and governments; and for providing advice on ethical behaviour in health care and in the conduct of health and medical research.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    24

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 July 2015

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Prof. Bruce Robinson AM 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Elizabeth Sullivan 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Graeme Samuel AC 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Sharon R Lewin 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Gary Geelhoed 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Ian Norman Olver AM 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Brendan Scott Crabb 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Kathryn North AM 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Jonathan Rhys Carapetis 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Dr. Hugh Heggie 31 March 2017 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Ingrid Eileen Scheffer AO 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Charles Guest 8 June 2016 30 June 2018
Member Prof. David Andrew Story 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Brendan Murphy 8 June 2016 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Michael Richard Kidd AM 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Associate Professor Anthony Lawler 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Ms. Karen Carey 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Sandra Eades 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Paddy Phillips PSM 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Dr. Jeannette Young 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Dr. Paul Kelly 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Dr. Kerry Chant 8 July 2015 30 June 2018
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