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 Ms. Robyn Kruk AO 1 July 2020 30 June 2021
Member Ms Liz Reid AM 1 July 2020 31 December 2021
Member Mrs. Judy Huett 1 July 2020 31 December 2021
Member Ms. Jennifer Cullen 1 July 2020 31 December 2021
Member Mr. James Manders 1 July 2020 31 December 2021
Member Ms. Leah van Poppel 1 July 2020 31 December 2021
Member Sharon Boyce 1 July 2020 30 June 2023
Member Ms. Tricia Malowney OAM 1 July 2020 30 June 2023
Member Ms. Sylvana Mahmic 1 July 2020 30 June 2021
Member Ms. Kerry Allan-Zinner 1 July 2020 31 December 2021
Member Sam Paior 1 July 2020 30 June 2023
Member VACANT    
Member Mr. Mark Tonga 1 July 2020 30 June 2023
Member Dr. Leighton Jay 21 October 2020 30 June 2023
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