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 Claire Sparke (Acting)
NSW Ministry of Health representative Dr Michelle Cretikos
Queensland Health representative Ms Colleen Jen
Sax Institute representative Dr Matthew Gorringe
Tasmanian Department of Health Mr Kyle Lowe (Acting)
University of South Australia for the SA NT DataLink Consortium representative Ms Sandra Pattison (Acting)
Victorian Department of Health representative Ms Kate Lucas
Western Australian Department of Health representative Mr Nasir David