The NSW General Practice Council
The NSW General Practice Council is a Ministerial Advisory Committee established in September 2003 by the then Minister for Health, the Hon Morris lemma. It replaces the General Practitioner Advisory Committee which was established in 1996 as an advisory committee to the NSW Department of Health.
The NSW General Practice Council provide expert and strategic advice to the Minister for Health and NSW Health and facilitates the involvement of general practitioners in the development of health policies and initiatives aimed at improving the health of the people of NSW.
Members and the Chair are appointed by the Minister for Health under section 20 of the Health Administration Act 1982 for a specified term. Membership includes the key NSW general practice representative groups and other agencies and individuals who have a role in promoting and delivering high quality health care.
- Alliance of NSW Divisions
- Australian Association of Academic General Practice
- Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
- Australian Medical Association (NSW Branch)
- Doctors' Reform Society
- NSW Divisions of General Practice
- Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
- Rural Doctors' Association
- Rural Doctors' Network
Bulletines from the Chair
The Chair reports on the work of the GP Council in the quarterly Health Care Adsory Council (HCAC) Newsletter