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Minister for Government Services
Hearing Australia reports and is accountable to the Minister for Government Services.
On 29 May 2019 the Hon Stuart Robert MP was appointed Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and Minister for Government Services. The Hon Michael Keenan was Minister for Human Services from 20 December 2017 to 29 May 2019.
The Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and Minister for Government Services is responsible for administering specific legislation including the Australian Hearing Services Act 1991 (AHS Act), except to the extent that the AHS Act is administered by the Minister for Health.
Services Australia (the department) works closely with Hearing Australia, providing advice to the Minister in connection with the Minister’s responsibilities regarding Hearing Australia. The department also liaises with relevant stakeholder departments such as the Department of Health, the Department of Finance, and the Department of Social Services in relation to Hearing Australia.
An overview of our governance arrangements and executive governance structure is provided in this section.