Health
The Australian Advisory Council on the Medicinal Use of Cannabis (the Council) provides advice to the Minister for Health on issues relating to the medicinal use of cannabis and the implementation of the regulatory scheme ( The Medicinal Cannabis Scheme) under the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967. The Medicinal Cannabis Scheme is a detailed regulatory framework put in place to enable applications for licences and permits for the cultivation, production and manufacture of medicinal cannabis products.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Other

  • Established By/Under More info

    Not specified

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    15

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 July 2016

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Prof. James Angus 8 October 2021 30 June 2023
Member Dr. Meredith Craigie 8 October 2021 30 June 2023
Member Rick Nugent 8 October 2021 30 June 2023
Member Prof. Avni Sali 8 October 2021 30 June 2023
Member Associate Prof. John Allan 8 October 2021 30 June 2023
Member Emily Kirkpatrick 8 October 2021 30 June 2023
Member Prof. Terence O'Brien 8 October 2021 30 June 2023
Member Ms. Michelle Lynch 8 October 2021 30 June 2023
Member Assistant Commissioner Peter Crozier 8 October 2021 30 June 2023
Member Mr. Rohan Greenland 8 October 2021 30 June 2023
Member Prof. Ingrid Scheffer AO 8 October 2021 30 June 2023
Member Prof. Alison Jones 8 October 2021 30 June 2023
Member Prof. Helen Zorbas AM 8 October 2021 30 June 2023
Member Prof. John McMillan AO 8 October 2021 30 June 2023
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