About the advisory board

The ACCC established the advisory board to support and inform the delivery of the National Anti-Scam Centre’s program of work.

The advisory board also enables partnerships and consultation across key industry sectors, consumer organisations, victim services and law enforcement.

In its first 6 months, the board meets once a month.


The ACCC Deputy Chair, Consumer is the chair of the advisory board.

The Minister responsible for the National Anti-Scam Centre, or their representative, attends advisory board meetings.

The advisory board has up to 12 members who are appointed by the chair. Up to 6 representatives are from relevant industry sectors, drawn from peak bodies and industry associations.

Members are:

Role of the board in decision making

The board provides advice to the ACCC and regularly updates and briefs the responsible Minister on its work, progress and activity.

The ACCC takes advice from the advisory board into account when it makes decisions.

The ACCC isn’t bound by the board’s advice, and the board doesn’t have responsibility for decision making under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

Terms of reference

The advisory board is established and operates in line with the  Terms of reference of the National Anti-Scam Centre advisory board ( PDF 463.79 KB ) .

Communiques from board meetings

Communique August 2023 - National Anti-Scam Centre advisory board ( PDF 122.14 KB )

Communique July 2023 - National Anti-Scam Centre advisory board ( PDF 233.93 KB )

See also

National Anti-Scam Centre brings together cross-sector leaders to stop scammers, media release 21 July 2023