We have about 320 staff, most in Canberra and some in Sydney.

Our staff are skilled in:

  • statistical analysis
  • epidemiology and demography
  • information development
  • data management
  • communication
  • public sector administration.

AIHW is headed by a director and is divided into eight specialist groups.

AIHW organisation chart

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Business & Communication Group 

  • Mr Andrew Kettle, Group Head 
  • Corporate Reporting & PMO (Ms Tulip Penney)
  • Financial & Commercial Services (Mr Andrew Tharle)
  • People & Facilities (Ms Morag Roycroft) 
  • Strategic Communication & Stakeholder Engagement (Ms Rebecca Richter)
  • Website & Publishing (Ms Belinda Hellyer) 

Community Services Group 

  • Ms Louise York, Group Head  
  • Centrelink Strategies (Ms Sushma Mathur)
  • Child Welfare (Mr David Braddock)
  • Disability & Ageing (Mr Mark Cooper-Stanbury)
  • Family, Domestic & Sexual Violence (Ms Brooek MacPherson, acting)
  • Justice & Education (Ms Anna Ritson)

Data Governance Group

  • Ms Jenny Hargreaves, Group Head
  • Ethics, Privacy & Legal (Mr Gary Kent)
  • Executive Secretariat (Ms Anne Reader)
  • Metadata & METeOR (Ms Jen Mayhew-Larsen) 
  • My Health Record Secondary Use Governance (vacant)

Data Strategies & Information Technology Group

  • Mr Geoff Neideck, Group Head 
  • Data Linkage 1 (Dr Phil Anderson)
  • Data Linkage 2 (vacant)
  • Data Strategies (Dr Nick von Sanden)
  • IT Infrastructure & Security (Ms Deborah Scott)
  • Specialist Capability (Mr Daniel Sjoberg, acting)
  • System Architecture, Integration & Support (Mr Charlie Drummond) 

Health Group 

  • Dr Lynelle Moon, Group Head 
  • Burden of Disease & Mortality (Mr Richard Juckes)
  • Cancer & Screening (Mr Justin Harvey)
  • Cardiovascular, Diabetes & Kidney (Ms Miriam Lum-On)
  • Chronic Conditions (Ms Katherine Faulks)
  • Population Health (Ms Claire Sparke) 

Hospitals & Expenditure Group 

  • Dr Adrian Webster, Group Head (acting)
  • Economics & Expenditure (vacant)
  • Health Performance & Quality (Dr Heather Swanston)
  • Hospitals & Related Care (Ms Sally Mills)
  • Hospitals Data (Mr George Bodilsen)
  • Medical, Dental & Pharmaceutical (Ms Clara Jellie)

Housing & Specialised Services Group 

  • Mr Matthew James, Deputy Director and Group Head
  • Housing & Homelessness Collection Operations (Ms Penny Siu)
  • Housing & Homelessness Collection Processing (Ms Amber Jefferson)
  • Housing & Homelessness Reporting & Development (Ms Nikki Schroder)
  • Mental Health & Palliative Care (Mr Gary Hanson)
  • Tobacco, Alcohol & Other Drugs (Ms Moira Hewitt) 

Indigenous & Maternal Health Group 

  • Dr Fadwa Al-Yaman, Group Head 
  • Indigenous Analyses & Reporting (Mr Geoff Callaghan)
  • Indigenous Modelling & Research (Ms Tracy Dixon)
  • Indigenous Primary Care Reporting (Dr Indrani Pieris-Caldwell)
  • Indigenous Spatial Analysis & Health Services (Dr Martin Edvardsson, acting)
  • Maternal & Perinatal Health (Ms Tracie Reinten, acting)

Primary Health Care & Veterans Group 

  • Mr Michael Frost, Group Head 
  • Flagship Reporting (Mr Dinesh Indraharan)
  • My Health Record Data (Ms Vicki Bennett)
  • Primary Health Care Data (Mr Conan Liu)
  • PHN & Primary Health Reporting (Dr Kerrin Bleicher)
  • Veterans' Health & Welfare (Ms Melinda Petrie)