Appendix 2

Appendix 2

Public hearings

29 October 2008 – Parliament House, Canberra

Catholic Health Australia
Mr Martin Laverty, Chief Executive Officer

Department of Health and Ageing
Mr Michael Ryan, Acting Assistant Secretary, Medicare Benefits Branch
Dr Bronwen Harvey, Medical Adviser, Population Health Division
Mr Tony Kingdon, First Assistant Secretary, Medical Benefits Division
Dr Brian Richards, Executive Manager, Health Technology and Medical Services Group

Medicare Australia
Ms Jenny Benjamin, Acting General Manager, Medicare and Associated Government Programs
Mr Colin Bridge, General Manager, Program Review Division

Family Planning New South Wales
Ms Ann Brassil, Chief Executive Officer
Dr Edith Weisberg, Director of Research

SHine SA (Sexual Health Information Networking and Education)
Ms Anne Nixon, Manager

World Federation of Doctors Who Respect Human Life
Dr David van Gend, State Secretary, Queensland Branch

Medicine with Morality
Dr Lachlan Dunjey, Convenor
Dr Thomas McEniery, Private capacity (via teleconference)

Australian Reproductive Health Alliance
Ms Kelsey Powell, Director
Mrs Rita Joseph, Private capacity

Australian Christian Lobby
Mr Lyle Shelton, Chief of Staff

National Association of Specialist Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Dr Andrew Pesce, Chair (and representative of the Australian Medical Association)

Women’s Hospitals Australasia
Professor David Ellwood, President


30 October 2008 – Parliament House, Canberra

Life, Marriage and Family Centre, Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney
Mr Christopher Meney, Director

Rural Doctors Association of Australia
Dr Peter Rischbieth, Immediate Past President (via teleconference)
Ms Susan Stratigos, Policy Adviser
Associate Professor Lachlan de Crespigny, Private capacity

Right to Life Australia
Mrs Margaret Tighe, President

FamilyVoice Australia
Mr Richard Egan, National Policy Officer
Dr Sally Cockburn, Private capacity

National Foundation for Australian Women
Mrs Marie Coleman, Chair, Social Policy Committee
Dr Janet Mould, Representative
Dr David Knight, Private capacity
Dr David Baartz, Private capacity

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Dr Christine Tippett, President

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