The role of the Council will be to make sure the disability data asset is used correctly.
Two of the Council members have been chosen by disability ministers to be co-chairs. One co-chair is a regarded disability community member and one is a senior government official with a deep knowledge of disability.
The Council co-chairs are: Catherine McAlpine (community co-chair) and Luke Mansfield (government co- chair).
The community Council members are: Dr Scott Avery, Giancarlo de Vera.
The expert Council members are: Professor Bruce Bonyhady AOM, Commissioner Rosemary Kayess and Professor Julian Trollor.
The state and territory government Council members are: Zoe Dendle, Marion Hailes-MacDonald, Carley Northcott.
The Australian Government Council members are: Dr Phillip Gould, Gemma van Halderen PSM.