National Health and Medical Research Council - Research Committee (RC) is a Principal Committee of NHMRC providing advice to Council. The functions of the RC are: - to advise and make recommendations to the Council on the application and monitoring of the Medical Research Endowment Account (MREA); and - to monitor the use of assistance provided from the MREA; - to advise the Council on matters relating to medical research and public health research, including the quality and scope of such research in Australia; - such other functions as the Minister from time to time determines in writing 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 RC was established by the Minister for Health on 8 July 2015.

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?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • 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
Member VACANT    
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