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

    1 July 2013

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Prof. Rhonda Galbally AO 1 July 2017 30 June 2020
Member Ms. Sylvana Mahmic 1 July 2017 30 June 2020
Member Mr. Maurice Corcoran 1 July 2017 30 June 2020
Member Ms. Janet Meagher AM 1 July 2017 30 June 2020
Member Dr. Gerry Naughtin 1 July 2017 30 June 2020
Member Mrs. Judy Huett 1 July 2017 30 June 2020
Member Ms. Leah van Poppel 1 July 2017 30 June 2020
Member Mr. James Manders 1 July 2017 30 June 2020
Member Mr. Kevin Cocks 1 July 2017 30 June 2020
Member Ms. Sue Salthouse 1 July 2017 30 June 2020
Member Ms. Kerry Allan-Zinner 1 July 2017 30 June 2020
Member Ms. Liz Reid 1 July 2017 30 June 2020
Member Ms. Jennifer Cullen 1 July 2017 30 June 2020
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