Activity Based Funding Conference

5 – 6 May 2022 | Virtual and free


Prof Christine Bennett AO

Emeritus Professor

    Speaker Biography

    Emeritus Professor Christine Bennett AO is the former Deputy Vice Chancellor of Enterprise and Partnerships, and was Dean School of Medicine, Sydney for more than 10 years at the University of Notre Dame Australia.

    Prof Bennett is a specialist paediatrician and leader with over 40 years of health industry experience in clinical care, strategic planning, business operations and executive management in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. She is currently a Non-Executive Director for Regis, an ASX-listed aged care provider; Telstra Health, a digital health company; and is Convenor of the Champions of Change Coalition, promoting gender equality in health care.

    In February 2008, Prof Bennett was appointed by the Prime Minister to be Chair of the National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission, which provided advice to governments on a long-term blueprint for the future of the Australian health system and aged care. The Commission’s comprehensive final report, with recommendations covering all aspects of health and aged care, was presented to the Government in June 2009 and has formed the basis for many reforms and initiatives currently being implemented by the governments of Australia.

    Prof Bennett has maintained an active leadership position as a commentator and strategist on health reform in Australia and internationally. In 2014, she delivered a US Ambassador’s Speakers Series oration in Washington on the shared challenges of the Australian and US health systems. She was awarded an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the 2014 Australia Day Honours.

    Clinical and strategic improvements in health care through activity based funding

    Friday 6 May 2022, 02:00 - 03:00 AEST (UTC+10)

    Clinical and strategic improvements in health care through activity based funding

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