Health
Ministerial Advisory Committee on Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections (MACBBVS) is the Australian Government's key advisory body on the national response and management of blood borne viruses (BBVs) and sexually transmissible infections (STIs). It is responsible for providing independent and expert advice to the Minister for Health on BBVs and STIs. MACBBVS works as an advisory structure and its key role is to provide specialist advice to inform the Australian government's response to BBVs and STIs, identify emerging issues, and ways these may be addressed.

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

    26

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    30 November 2020

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Ms Ms. Mary Wood 3 August 2021 31 December 2023
Member Dr Dr. Alun Richards 10 August 2021 31 December 2023
Member Prof Prof. Carla Treloar 8 August 2021 31 December 2023
Member Prof Prof. Greg Dore 25 January 2021 31 December 2023
Member Ms Ms. Melanie Walker 12 February 2021 31 December 2023
Member Ms Ms. Carrie Fowlie 15 February 2021 31 December 2023
Member Dr Dr. Nicholas Medland 11 August 2021 31 December 2023
Member Dr Dr. Grant Phelps 15 February 2021 31 December 2023
Member Professor Prof. Margaret Hellard 19 February 2021 31 December 2023
Member Ms Ms. Barbara Luisi 25 January 2021 31 December 2023
Member Ms Ms. Fiona Bailey 11 February 2021 31 December 2023
Member Dr Dr. Lara Roeske 12 February 2021 31 December 2023
Member Ms. Jules Kim 25 January 2021 31 December 2023
Member Ms Ms. Monica Barolits-McCabe 25 January 2021 31 December 2023
Member ms Ms. Pamela Wood 25 January 2021 31 December 2023
Member Professor Prof. Benjamin Cowie 25 January 2021 31 December 2023
Member Dr Dr. David Iser 25 January 2021 31 December 2023
Member Mr Mr. Alexis Apostolellis 17 August 2021 31 December 2023
Member Ms Ms. Dawn Casey 25 January 2021 31 December 2023
Member Ms Ms. Nicola Bath 8 August 2021 31 December 2023
Member Mr Mr. Michael West 25 January 2021 21 December 2023
Member Mr Mr. Aaron Cogle 18 August 2021 31 December 2023
Member Associate Prof Prof. Joanne Bryant 25 January 2021 31 December 2023
Member Prof Prof. James Ward 18 August 2021 31 December 2023
Member Prof Prof. Jacob George 25 January 2021 31 December 2023
Member Dr Dr. Adele Murdolo 17 August 2021 31 December 2023
Member Dr Dr. Chris Lemoh 25 January 2021 31 December 2023
Member Mr Mr. Darryl O'Donnell 18 August 2021 31 December 2023
Member Mr. Marcus Chen 4 August 2021 31 December 2023
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