Participant Council

Participant Council

The PHRN Participant Council (the Council) is chaired by Professor Ian Smith and is comprised of eight members.The Council provides advice, including making recommendations as appropriate, to the PHRN Board on strategy, policy, funding priorities, stakeholder engagement, performance and accountability. The Council also provides advice to the Board on matters as requested by the Board and matters initiated by the Council.

The PHRN Participant Council's Terms of Reference outlines the purpose, structure and conduct of the Council.

PHRN Participant Council Membership

Chair Dr Merran Smith
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare representative Ms Natalie Cooper (Acting)
NSW Ministry of Health representative Dr Michelle Cretikos
Queensland Health representative Ms Colleen Jen
Sax Institute representative Dr Martin McNamara
Tasmanian Department of Health Dr Ruth Kearon
University of South Australia for the SA NT DataLink Consortium representative Professor Susan Hillier
Victorian Department of Health representative Dr Lance Emerson
Western Australian Department of Health representative Mr Nasir David