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 Mr. Paul Harvey 16 August 2011 Determined by the appointer
Member Mr. James Galloway 1 July 2010 Determined by the appointer
Member Dr. David Simon 1 July 2010 Determined by the appointer
Member Ms. Jane Carpenter 1 July 2010 Determined by the appointer
Member Mr. Sam Haliday 27 April 2015 Determined by the appointer
Member Ms. Lisa Hall 7 April 2016 Determined by the appointer
Member Ms. Vivien Bevan 22 October 2013 Determined by the appointer
Member Ms. Uma Rajappa 1 July 2014 Determined by the appointer
Member Mr. Tim Bownas 1 July 2014 Determined by the appointer
Member Dr. Paul Brent 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Member Dr. Gladwin Roberts 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Member Ms. Catherine Oh 1 December 2017 31 December 2019
Member Ms. Stephanie Newell 1 January 2017 31 December 2018
Member Mr. Jared Brown 1 January 2017 31 December 2018
Member Mr. Peter Gilfedder 8 September 2011 Determined by the appointer
Member Dr. Kerry Nugent 1 July 2016 1 January 2099
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