Health
The Advisory Committee on Chemicals Scheduling replaces the National Drugs and Poisons Schedule Committee. It was established under the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (the Act) to advise and make recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Health (or delegate) on the level of access required for medicines and chemicals.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 & Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990

  • 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

    1 July 2010

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Associate Prof. John Edwards 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Member Ms. Catherine Oh 1 January 2018 31 December 2019
Member Dr. Rose Cairns 1 January 2019 31 December 2021
Member Ms. Stephanie Newell 1 January 2019 31 December 2021
Member Dr. Joanne Daly 10 April 2019 31 December 2021
Member Ms. Maree Stuart 10 April 2019 31 December 2021
Member Dr. Paul Brent 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Member Dr. Gladwin Roberts 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
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