Strengthening Democracy Taskforce Expert Advisory Group

Home Affairs
On 8 December 2022, the Minister for Home Affairs announced the establishment of the Strengthening Democracy Taskforce (the Taskforce) in the Department of Home Affairs. The Taskforce benefits from high-level advice from four independent Expert Advisors appointed by the Minister for Home Affairs on 30 March 2023, who bring diverse experience in academia and business, in Australia and internationally. Their role is to help guide, challenge, test and support the work of the Taskforce.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Minister

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    4

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Member Leila Smith 30 March 2023 Determined by the appointer
Member Prof. Rod Sims AO 30 March 2023 Determined by the appointer
Member Prof. Ngaire Woods (CBE) 30 March 2023 Determined by the appointer
Member Prof. Larry Diamond 30 March 2023 Determined by the appointer
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