IAC Members and Expert Advisers (from left to right):  Standing Back Row:  Sylvana Mahmic, Janet Meagher, Ross Joyce, Judy Huett, Alastair McEwin, Therese Sands, Ken Baker, Jennifer Cullen, James Manders, Kerry Allan-Zinner, Gerry Naughtin, Leah van Poppel (and Lisa the guide dog)  Front Row:  Sue Salthouse, Rhonda Galbally, Kevin Cocks, Maurice Corcoran. Absent from photo: Liz Reid, Ara Cresswell, Anne Kavanagh.

IAC Members and Expert Advisers (from left to right): Standing Back Row: Sylvana Mahmic, Janet Meagher, Ross Joyce, Judy Huett, Alastair McEwin, Therese Sands, Ken Baker, Jennifer Cullen, James Manders, Kerry Allan-Zinner, Gerry Naughtin, Leah van Poppel (and Lisa the guide dog) Front Row: Sue Salthouse, Rhonda Galbally, Kevin Cocks, Maurice Corcoran. Absent from photo: Liz Reid, Ara Cresswell, Anne Kavanagh.

MEMBERSHIP


 

Membership of the IAC consists of the Principal Member and not more than 12 other members. The Principal Member of the IAC is Professor Rhonda Galbally AC.  Professor Galbally has been Principal Member of the IAC from its inception in 2013, and was re-appointed as Principal Member for a second term from 1 July 2017.   

From 1 July 2017, the IAC has also been supplemented by 5 Expert Advisers engaged by the NDIA to provide advice to the IAC from the perspective of the key national disability and carer peak bodies and the Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Commissioner. 

The term of the current IAC expires 30 June 2020. Membership consists of:


 

PRINCIPAL MEMBER

Professor Rhonda Galbally AC

 

MEMBERS





  • Dr Gerry Naughtin (resigned 31 Dec 2017)


EXPERT ADVISERS

The IAC is supplemented by five Expert Advisers, engaged 01 July 2017 in their respective roles for a period of three years:


  • Dr Ken Baker AM, former Chief Executive of National Disability Services (served as Expert Adviser until September 2018)

  • Mr Chris Tanti, former Chief Executive of National Disability Services (served as Expert Adviser September 2018- February 2019)


Inaugural IAC 2013-2017

The Inaugural IAC was appointed in 2013 and completed their term in June 2017.  Members were:


  • Prof Rhonda Galbally AO

  • Dr Gerry Naughtin

  • Ms Jennifer Cullen

  • Ms Janet Meagher AM

  • Ms Sylvana Mahmic

  • Mr Kurt Fearnley OAM (resigned March 2016)

  • Ms Joan McKenna-Kerr

  • Dr Ken Baker AM

  • Mr Dean Barton-Smith AM

  • Mr Michael Taggart

  • Mr Dale Reardon


In July 2017, Professor Rhonda Galbally, Dr Gerry Naughtin, Ms Jennifer Cullen, Ms Janet Meagher and Ms Sylvana Mahmic were reappointed as members of the IAC. Dr Ken Baker was engaged as an Expert Adviser.