Announcement of NEHTA’s Transition to the Australian Digital Health Agency

On 1 July 2016 NEHTA’s assets and liabilities will by law become the assets and liabilities of the Australian Digital Health Agency (Agency), a new Commonwealth corporate entity.

The Agency is created by the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Establishing the Australian Digital Health Agency) Rule 2016 (PGPA Rule). The transition will occur by operation of Section 74 of the PGPA Rule. In accordance with Section 73 of the PGPA Rule, the Commonwealth Minister for Health has specified the “transfer day” for the transition to be 1 July 2016. On 1 July 2016 all the assets and liabilities of NEHTA will statutorily vest in the Agency.

A link to this PGPA Rule can be found at https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2016L00070

A link to the Ministers notification of the “transfer day” can be found at http://www.health.gov.au/internet/ministers/publishing.nsf/Content/5973595577926D9DCA257FA800231933/$File/SL034.pdf

Details of the Australian Digital Health Agency

Name:        Australian Digital Health Agency

ABN:           84 425 496 912

Address:    Level 25, 56 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Information for suppliers

Letter to Suppliers (PDF 28.9 kB)