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National Health and Medical Research Council - Australian Health Ethics Committee (AHEC) is a Principal Committee of the NHMRC providing advice to Council. The functions of AHEC are: - to advise the Council on the ethical issues relating to health; - to develop and give the Council human research guidelines under subsection 10(2) of the NHMRC Act; - any other functions conferred on the Committee in writing by the Minister after consulting the CEO; and - any other functions conferred on the Committee by the NHMRC Act, the regulations, or any other law. The 2015 - 2018 triennium of AHEC was established by the Minister for Health on 17 August 2015

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • 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

    14

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No, but noted in parent's annual report

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 July 1998

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Clinical Prof Ian Olver AM 17 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member Rev Kevin McGovern 17 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member Assoc Prof Mark Henderson Arnold 17 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Ingrid Winship 17 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Dianne Nicol 17 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member Assoc Prof Daniel McAullay 17 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Peter Procopis AM 17 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Louisa Jorm 17 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member Ms. Rebecca Davies 17 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member Assoc Prof Karen Liu 17 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member Dr. Sarah Winch 17 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member Em Prof Anne Edwards 17 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Helen Edwards OAM 1 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Assoc Prof Clara Gaff 17 August 2015 30 June 2018
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