So, I was looking at the Australian Chief Health Officers (CHOs), and couldn't find one for Tasmania.

Upon further investigation, it looks like the Tasmanian Health Department was re-organized in 2018:

As you will be aware, the new Tasmanian Health Service Act 2018 also comes in to effect on 1 July 2018 which means that the Tasmanian Health Service also now reports directly me as Secretary, Department of Health.

Absent from this list seems to be a CHO. Why is that? Did the Tasmanian Health Service Act 2018 make it obsolete?


He did. Only the title is slightly different Under the Public Health Act 1997, Tasmania doesn’t have a CHO. We have a Director of Public Health Services which has all the powers of a CHO. That is Dr Mark Veitch

In addition I appointed Professor Tony Laaler to a new position of Chief Medical Officer.

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    "In addition I appointed," Wait, are you Michael, as in Michael Pervan? – Chipster Apr 1 '20 at 17:04
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