AHMAC membership comprises the heads of each of the Australian Government health department, each state and territory health department and the New Zealand health authorities, and the Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

The Chair of AHMAC is Mr Michael Walsh. All correspondence to the Chair should be directed to the Secretariat.

Australian Government

Department of Health


Mr Martin Bowles

New South Wales

New South Wales Health


Ms Elizabeth Koff


Department of Health and Human Services


Ms Kym Peake


Queensland Health

Director General

Mr Michael Walsh

Western Australia

Department of Health

Director General

Dr David Russell-Weisz

South Australia

Department for Health and Ageing

Acting Chief Executive 

Ms Vickie Kaminski


Department of Health & Human Services


Mr Michael Pervan

Australian Capital Territory

Health Directorate

Director General

Ms Nicole Feely

Northern Territory

Department of Health

Acting Chief Executive   

Ms Janet Anderson

New Zealand

Ministry of Health

Director General of Health

Mr Chai Chuah

  Department of Veteran Affairs Chief Executive Officer Mr Simon Lewis