Medicare Participation Review Committee

Postal Address
Secretariat MPRC, Flax House, PO Box 1001, Tuggeranong ACT 2901
Chairpersons are appointed by the Australian Government Minister for Health and Ageing (the Health Minister). There are currently three Chairpersons, Mr Ian Newbrun from NSW, Mr Stephen Moloney from Victoria and Ms Julie Cameron from Queensland.

MPRCs are independent statutory committees established on a case by case basis to make independent determinations of whether a practitioner, or where relevant a person, should maintain the right to participate in Medicare, in the following circumstances:
where a practitioner has been convicted of relevant criminal offences;
where a practitioner has been found to have engaged in inappropriate practice on two separate occasions under the Professional Services Review (PSR) Scheme;
where a practitioner or pathology company is reasonably believed to have breached a pathology undertaking; or
where a practitioner or person is reasonably believed to have engaged in prohibited diagnostic imaging practices.


  • Chair

    Mr Ian Newbrun

  • Mr Stephen Moloney

  • Ms Julie Cameron

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