Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation

Health and Aged Care
The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) advises the Minister for health on the National Immunisation Program and related matters. ATAGI provides advice to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee on matters relating to the ongoing strength of evidence pertaining to existing, new, and emerging vaccines in relation to their effectiveness and use in Australian populations, and produces the Australian Immunisation Handbook. ATAGI comprises 15 Voting members appointed by the Minister for Health (including a Chair and Deputy Chair) and up to six ex-officio members.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Minister

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    15

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Level 5 Scarborough House
    Woden ACT 2601
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Dr. Nigel Crawford 1 January 2023 30 June 2024
Deputy Chair Assoc Prof Michelle Giles 1 January 2023 30 June 2024
Member Dr. Julia Marshall 1 July 2023 30 June 2027
Member Associate Professor Benjamin Teh 1 July 2023 30 June 2027
Member Ms. Kristy Cooper 25 January 2021 30 June 2025
Member Dr. Rosalind Webby 1 July 2023 30 June 2027
Member Dr. Katherine Gibney 1 July 2023 30 June 2027
Member Prof. Margaret Danchin 1 July 2023 30 June 2027
Member Dr. Nicholas Silberstein 1 January 2023 30 June 2024
Member Ms. Diane Walsh 1 January 2023 30 June 2025
Member Prof. James Wood 1 January 2023 30 June 2025
Member Ms. Karen Bellamy 1 July 2023 30 June 2027
Member Prof. Katie Flanagan 1 July 2023 30 June 2027
Member Prof. Penelope Burns 1 January 2023 30 June 2025
Member Prof. Allen Cheng 1 January 2023 30 June 2025
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