Home Affairs
The Independent Health Advice Panel (IHAP) is appointed by the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs to monitor, assess and report on the physical and mental health of transitory persons who are in regional processing countries and the standard of health services provided to them. The panel will consist of at least eight clinicians. The panel will consist of the person occupying the positions of Chief Medical Officer of the Department of Home Affairs and the Surgeon-General of the Australian Border Force; the person occupying the position of Commonwealth Chief Medical Officer; and not less than 6 other members nominated by professional medical bodies listed in the legislation and regulations.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Home Affairs Legislation Amendment 6 (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2019

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization


  • Creation Date

    2 March 2019

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