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Wednesday, 8 February 2012
Page: 479

Health and Ageing: Advisory Boards and Committees

(Question No. 720)

Mr Dutton asked the Minister for Health and Ageing, in writing, on 3 November 2011:

For each advisory board or advisory committee, (a) what is its title, (b) what are the terms and tenure of appointment, (c) what is its role, function and responsibility, (d) what is the selection criteria for, and process of, appointment, (e) what are the names of the members, and (f) what is the remuneration.

Ms Plibersek: The answer to the honourable member's question asked of the former Minister for Health and Ageing is as follows:

(a) to (f) Current at 19 December 2011, there are 58 advisory boards and committees within the Health and Ageing Portfolio. These are bodies which advise ministers and/or where the minister is involved in the appointment process. Please refer to Attachment A for details, which is available from the House of Representatives Table Office.