All appointments to RREAC are appointed or approved by the Minister for Education and endorsed by Cabinet.
RREAC is comprised of up to 20 Members. The composition of the Council may change depending on appointments made by the Minister; however, it usually comprises of:
- A Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson
- Up to 12 representatives from community/consumer groups
- Up to 6 representatives from fund/provider groups.
The Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson are sitting Members of Parliament. The Minister appoints these Members for an indefinite term.
A Council Members' continuing appointment is subject to holding a position with the group they represent.