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Inter-Jurisdictional Committee

The Inter-Jurisdictional Committee is made up of senior safety and quality managers from the Australian Government, and state and territory governments. It is responsible for advising the Commission on policy development, and facilitating engagement with state, territory and Australian Government health departments. The role of committee members is to:

  • Advise the Commission on the adequacy of the policy development process, particularly policy implementation
  • Ensure that health departments and ministries are aware of new policy directions and are able to review local systems accordingly
  • Monitor national actions to improve patient safety, as approved by health ministers
  • Help collect national data on safety and quality
  • Build effective mechanisms in all jurisdictions to enable national public reporting.