Health
The Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling (ACMS) 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 Dr. Paul Brent 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Member Prof. Amanda Wheeler 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Member Associate Professor Michael Ward 1 January 2019 31 December 2021
Member Dr Dr. Shirley Fung 12 March 2019 31 December 2021
Member Dr. Diana Robinson 12 March 2019 31 December 2021
Member Prof. Suzanne Nielsen 1 January 2019 31 December 2021
Member Mrs. Lubna Tabassum 1 January 2019 31 December 2021
Member Mrs. Julie Viatos 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
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