Health
The Advisory Committee on Vaccines was established to advise and make recommendations to the Minister for Health and the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) on the safety, quality and efficacy of vaccines supplied in Australia including issues relating to pre-market assessment, post-market monitoring and safe use in national immunisation programs.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    10

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 January 2017

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Prof. Allen Cheng 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Member Prof. Jim Buttery 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Member Ms. Karen Booth 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Member Associate Professor Rosemary Ffrench 1 January 2019 31 December 2021
Member Dr. Jeanine Bygott 1 January 2019 31 December 2021
Member Prof. Lisa Nissen 1 January 2019 31 December 2021
Member Prof Kristine Macartney 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Member Associate Professor Adrienne Torda 1 January 2019 31 December 2021
Member Prof. Paul Johnson 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Member Ms. Diane Walsh 1 January 2019 31 December 2021
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