Medical Services Advisory Committee

Health and Aged Care
The independent Medical Services Advisory Committee advises the Minister for Health and Aged Care on whether new medical services, health technologies and health programs should be publicly funded with reference to an evidence-based assessment of their safety, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness. The maximum no. of board / committee members is determined at the discretion of the Minister.

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

    0

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    23 Furzer Street
    Phillip ACT 2606
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Prof. Jonathan Craig 1 April 2024 31 March 2028
Deputy Chair Prof. Kwun Fong 18 March 2024 17 March 2028
Deputy Chair Prof. Timothy Davis 1 July 2020 30 June 2024
Member Dr. Stuart Ramsay 14 April 2023 13 April 2027
Member Dr. Walid Jammal 14 April 2023 13 April 2027
Member Associate Professor Prof. Rachael Moorin 28 September 2023 27 September 2025
Member Prof. Sandra O'Toole 18 March 2022 17 March 2026
Member Prof. David Fletcher 28 September 2023 27 September 2025
Member VACANT
Member Ms. Eileen Jerga 28 September 2023 27 September 2025
Member VACANT
Member VACANT
Member Ms. Gillian Mason 18 March 2022 17 March 2026
Member Dr Dr. Lorraine Anderson 13 February 2023 13 February 2025
Member Dr. Sarah Norris 1 April 2024 30 June 2024
Member VACANT
Member Dr. Warren Pavey 1 July 2020 30 June 2024
Member Prof. Walter Abhayaratna 1 July 2020 30 June 2024
Member VACANT
Member Dr. Eleanor Chew 14 April 2023 13 April 2027
Member Prof. Jo-anne Brien 14 April 2023 13 April 2027
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