Aged Care Quality and Safety Advisory Council appointments

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The Aged Care Quality and Safety Advisory Council provides expert advice on the functions of the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner.

Andrea Coote has been reappointed to the Advisory Council, and Professor Valerie Braithwaite has been newly appointed. These appointments will help the Advisory Council to advise the Commissioner more effectively.

Ms Coote was the inaugural Chair of the Advisory Council, prior to stepping down in 2022. She has expertise in public administration and issues affecting the aged care sector.

Professor Braithwaite is Emeritus Professor at the School of Regulation and Global Governance, at the Australian National University. She is a well-recognised and respected leader in regulatory frameworks and governance.

Read about the Aged Care Quality and Safety Advisory Council.

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