Health
The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) advises the Minister for health on the National Immunisation Program and related matters, The ATAGI provides advice to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee on matters relating to the ongoing strength of evidence pertaining to existing, new, and emerging vaccines in relation to their effectiveness and use in Australian populations, and produces the Australian Immunisation Handbook. 17 members are appointed by the Minister for Health, five of whom are not paid.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Minister

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    17

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 February 1998

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Deputy Chair Assoc Prof Christopher Blyth 1 January 2016 30 June 2020
Member Prof. Allen Cheng 1 January 2016 30 June 2020
Member Ms. Madeline Hall 1 January 2016 30 June 2020
Member Ms. Debra Petrys 1 January 2016 30 June 2020
Member Assoc Prof Jodie McVernon 1 January 2016 30 June 2020
Member Assoc Prof Helen Marshall 24 July 2018 30 June 2019
Member Prof. David Isaacs 24 July 2018 30 June 2019
Member Dr. Nigel Crawford 24 July 2018 30 June 2019
Member Dr. Nicholas Silberstein 1 January 2016 30 June 2020
Member Assoc Prof Michelle Giles 1 January 2016 30 June 2020
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