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. ATAGI comprises of 15 Voting members appointed by the Minister for Health (including a Chair and Deputy Chair) and up to six ex-officio members.

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

    15

  • 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
Chair Prof. Allen Cheng 1 July 2020 30 June 2021
Chair Assoc Prof Christopher Blyth 1 July 2020 30 June 2021
Member Prof. Tom Snelling 1 July 2019 30 June 2023
Member Ms. Karen Ballamy 1 July 2019 30 June 2023
Member James Wood 14 September 2020 Determined by the appointer
Member Dr. Nigel Crawford 1 July 2019 30 June 2023
Member Prof. Katie Flanagan 1 July 2019 30 June 2023
Member Dr. Nicholas Silberstein 19 June 2019 30 June 2021
Member Assoc Prof Michelle Giles 19 June 2019 30 June 2021
Member Ms. Diane Walsh 14 September 2020 30 June 2021
Member Ms. Madeline Hall 19 June 2019 30 June 2021
Member Kristy Cooper 25 January 2021 30 June 2025
Member Prof. Cheryl Jones 1 July 2019 30 June 2023
Member Dr. Katherine Gibney 1 July 2019 30 June 2023
Member Prof. Bette Liu 1 July 2019 30 June 2023
Member Prof. Tony Korman 1 July 2019 30 June 2023
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