Health
The Advisory Council on the Medicinal Use of Cannabis looks at all aspects of patient healthcare, cannabis therapies, related research, palliative care and patient advocacy. The Medicinal Cannabis Scheme is the result of extensive consultation between the Federal Government and State and Territory authorities in the development of regulations and security protocols for the cultivation, production and manufacture of medicinal cannabis.

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?

    No

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    0

  • 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 28 February 2017 28 February 2019
Deputy Chair Emeritus Professor Anne Tonkin 28 February 2017 28 February 2019
Member Ms. Liz Callaghan 28 February 2017 28 February 2019
Member Dr. Simon Walsh 28 February 2017 28 February 2019
Member Associate Professor Morton Rawlin 28 February 2017 28 February 2019
Member Ms. Michelle Lynch 28 February 2017 28 February 2019
Member Prof. Jennifer Martin 28 February 2017 28 February 2019
Member Dr. Ian Freckelton QC 28 February 2017 28 February 2019
Member Prof. Helen Zorbas 28 February 2017 28 February 2019
Member Dr. Philip Wright 28 February 2017 28 February 2019
Member Ms. Ria Pryce 28 February 2017 28 February 2019
Member Prof. Terence O'Brien 28 February 2017 28 February 2019
Member Ms. Carol Ireland 28 February 2017 28 February 2019
Member Dr. Chris Hayes 28 February 2017 28 February 2019
Member Prof. Wayne Hall 28 February 2017 28 February 2019
Member Prof. Richard Chye 28 February 2017 28 February 2019
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