Health
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

    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

    15

  • 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 Prof. Kathryn North AM 24 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Helena Teede 24 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Sandy Middleton 24 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Bronwyn Kingwell 24 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Jeffrey Braithwaite 24 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Peter Ebeling AO 24 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Patsy Yates 24 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Maria Kavallaris 24 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Rosalie Viney 24 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Assoc Prof James Bourne 24 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Timothy Hughes 24 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Peter Leedman 24 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Assoc Prof Benjamin Solomon 24 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Warren Alexander 24 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Assoc Prof Daniel McAullay 24 July 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Nicholas Talley OAM 24 July 2015 30 June 2018
Last updated: