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 1 June 2019 30 June 2021
Deputy Chair Prof. Dianne Nicol 1 June 2019 30 June 2021
Member Dr. Philip Wright 1 June 2019 30 June 2021
Member Dr. Jeannette Young 1 June 2019 30 June 2021
Member Prof. Terence O'Brien 1 June 2019 30 June 2021
Member Ms. Carol Ireland 1 June 2019 30 June 2021
Member Prof. Wayne Hall 1 June 2019 30 June 2021
Member Kate Reed-Cox 1 June 2019 30 June 2021
Member Associate Professor Morton Rawlin 1 June 2019 30 June 2021
Member Ms. Michelle Lynch 1 June 2019 30 June 2021
Member Dr. Meera Agar 1 June 2019 30 June 2021
Member Dr. Ian Freckelton QC 1 June 2019 30 June 2021
Member Prof. Helen Zorbas AM 1 June 2019 30 June 2021
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