National Disability Insurance Scheme Independent Advisory Council

Social Services
The Independent Advisory Council provides advice to the Board of the National Disability Insurance Agency and is made up of people with disabilities, carers, those experienced in service delivery and disability in rural and remote areas. The Independent Advisory Council provides the Board with independent advice on matters relating to the design and delivery of the National Disability Insurance Scheme and how it meets objectives. This advice must have regard to the role of families, carers and other significant persons in the lives of people with disability.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    13

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Level 1, 43-45 Brougham Street
    Geelong VIC 3220
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Ms. Leah van Poppel 1 January 2022 31 December 2024
Member VACANT
Member Ms. Jennifer Cullen 1 January 2022 31 December 2024
Member Mr. James Manders 1 January 2022 31 December 2024
Member Mr. Gavin Burner 16 November 2023 15 November 2026
Member Dr. Sharon Boyce 16 November 2023 15 November 2026
Member Ms. Tricia Malowney OAM 16 November 2023 15 November 2026
Member Mr. Mark Tonga 16 November 2023 15 November 2026
Member Dr. Leighton Jay 16 November 2023 15 November 2026
Member Dr. George Taleporos 1 January 2022 31 December 2024
Member Ms. Sam Paior 16 November 2023 15 November 2026
Member VACANT
Member Ms. Sylvana Mahmic 1 January 2022 31 December 2024
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