Senate Select Committee on Health

On 25 June 2014, the Senate resolved to establish the Select Committee into Health to inquire into and report on health policy, administration and expenditure and provide a final report to the Senate on 20 June 2016.

The committee has already considered a number of topics within its terms of reference and its interim reports can be found on this webpage. The committee is currently examining a range of topics within health, including:

  • The re-emergence of pneumoconiosis (also known as ‘black lung’ or ‘coal miner’s lung’)
  • Public hospital funding

The committee welcomes submissions on these topics, as well as general submissions on the committee’s terms of reference.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senate Select Committee on Health
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3419
Fax: +61 2 6277 5809

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About this inquiry

This Select Committee was established to inquire into and report on health policy, administration and expenditure.

Upcoming Public Hearings

04 Mar 2016: Campbelltown, NSW
07 Mar 2016: Brisbane, QLD
08 Mar 2016: Mackay, QLD

Past Public Hearings

03 Feb 2016: Canberra, ACT
02 Feb 2016: Canberra, ACT
11 Dec 2015: Sydney, NSW


Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions

How to make a submission

The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)


If you require any special arrangements to enable you to participate in the Committee's inquiry, please contact the Committee Secretariat.

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