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National Health Funding Pool

The Administrator of the National Health Funding Pool is an independent statutory office holder, as distinct from Commonwealth and state and territory government departments. The Administrator is not subject to the control or direction of any Commonwealth Minister. The National Health Funding Pool (the Pool) was established to receive all Commonwealth (Activity Based Funding -ABF and Commonwealth Block) and State and Territory (ABF only) public hospital funding. The primary function of the National Health Funding Pool (NHFP) is to assist the Administrator of the National Health Funding Pool (the Administrator) in enabling and supporting more transparent and efficient public hospital funding and reporting.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Health Reform Act 2011

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    National Health Funding Body L 4 10 Rudd Street, Canberra
    Canberra City ACT 2600

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Administrator Mr. Michael Lambert 17 July 2018 9 July 2023
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