Committees and groups

Our committees and groups provide a way for people and organisations to help us develop policies and provide advice on specific issues.

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  • Distribution Working Group

    The Distribution Working Group (DWG) provides us with independent expert advice on policies and programs that aim to improve access to medical services.
  • General Practice Training Advisory Committee

    The General Practice Training Advisory Committee (GPTAC) provides advice to the Australian Government on how to maintain and improve outcomes of GP training. This ensures the registrar workforce is well distributed to deliver primary health care to all Australians.
  • Health Chief Executives Forum (HCEF)

    The HCEF is an intergovernmental forum for joint decision-making and strategic policy discussions that helps to efficiently deliver health services in Australia. It is made up of the health department chief executive officer from each state and territory and the Australian Government.
  • Health Ministers’ Meeting (HMM)

    The Health Ministers Meeting (HMM) works to progress health issues of national importance which require cross-border collaboration. It is made up of the health ministers of each state and territory government, along with the Australian Government Minister for Health and Aged Care.
  • Health Workforce Taskforce (HWT)

    The Health Workforce Taskforce (HWT) provides advice and recommendations to the Health Ministers’ Meeting (HMM) on priority workforce matters. The HWT develops and oversees implementation of a range of workforce strategies to meet current and future health needs of Australians.
  • National Mental Health Workforce Strategy Taskforce

    The National Mental Health Workforce Strategy Taskforce developed a Strategy that considers the quality, supply, distribution, and structure of Australia’s mental health workforce. The taskforce included members from across the mental health sector.