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South Australian Public Health Council

South Australian Public Health Council (SAPHC) is a statutory body established under section 26 of the South Australian Public Health Act 2011. It has a variety of functions related to:

  • the protection and promotion of public health
  • the development of public health plans
  • the promotion of public health research
  • strategies to ensure a sufficiently trained and skilled workforce are in place.

Terms of reference (PDF 380KB)

Position Member Deputy
Presiding Member Professor Paddy Phillips Associate Professor Kevin Buckett
Members with experience in local government nominated by the Local Government Association of South Australia Mr Gary Mavrinac
Cr Susan Whitington
Ms Louise Miller Frost
Mr Arthur Mangos
Member with qualifications in public health and experience in the administration of public health nominated by Environmental Health Australia (South Australia) Incorporated Adrian Hill Nicole Moore
Members with qualifications and experience in public health A/Professor Helen Marshall
Dr Gisela van Kessel
Ms Cimon Burke
Professor Fran Baum
Member with experience in the administration of environment protection laws Mr Peter Dolan Ms Sophie Martin
Member with experience in the field of health promotion A/Professor Jim Dollman Mr Danny Broderick
Member with experience in the prevention and control of communicable diseases Ms Jillian Davidson Dr Louise Flood
Member with experience in non-government community sector activities relevant to public health Mr Clive Skene Ms Rachel McKay

Annual reports

Pursuant to Section 35 of the South Australian Public Health Act 2011, the South Australian Public Health Council must, on or before 31 October in each year, provide to the Minister a report on its activities for the financial year ending on the preceding 30 June.The South Australian Public Health Council Annual Report summarises the key issues, activities and initiatives of the South Australian Public Health Council for the reporting period.

Contact

For more information on the Council please refer to the South Australian Public Health Council fact sheet (PDF 175KB) or contact us:

Email: SAPublicHealthCouncil@health.sa.gov.au

Telephone: (08) 8226 6072

Circulars

South Australian Public Health Council (SAPHC) produce advisory circulars regarding public and environmental health programs, administration and practice. Circulars typically provide guidance to bodies responsible for the administration of the South Australian Public Health Act, particularly local Councils.

 

Meeting summaries

After each South Australian Public Health Council meeting a summary is provided covering issues discussed, decisions, actions and recommendations made as well as follow-ups to inform the Minister, Local Government and other interested parties of the South Australian Public Health Council's activities.

For copies of previous minutes, email the SA Public Health Council

 

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