Treasury
The Board of Taxation is a non-statutory advisory body charged with contributing a business and broader community perspective to improving the design of taxation laws and their operation. The Board is tasked with advising the Treasurer on improving the general integrity and functioning of the taxation system and commissioning research and other studies on tax matters approved or referred to it by the Treasurer. The Board currently comprises of 11 members, eight of whom have been appointed from the non-government sector. There are three ex officio members - the Secretary to the Australian Treasury, the Commissioner of Taxation and the First Parliamentary Counsel. The Board will be supported by a secretariat provided by the Treasury, but may engage private sector consultants to assist it with its tasks.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Principal Body / Management Board / Senior Executive Officer

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    0

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 August 2000

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Michael Andrew AO 1 January 2018 31 December 2019
Other Mr. Chris Jordan AO 1 January 2013 Determined by the appointer
Other Mr. Philip Gaetjens 1 August 2018 Determined by the appointer
Other Mr. Peter Quiggin PSM 19 January 2004 Determined by the appointer
Member Dr. Mark Pizzacalla 1 January 2018 31 December 2020
Member Mr. Craig Yaxley 1 January 2018 31 December 2020
Member Ms. Rosheen Garnon 1 January 2018 31 December 2020
Member Mr. Neville Mitchell 14 May 2018 13 May 2021
Member Mrs. Karen Payne 14 May 2018 13 May 2021
Member Mrs. Ann-Maree Wolff 14 May 2018 13 May 2021
Member Ms. Julianne Jaques 1 July 2017 30 June 2020
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