Health
The PBAC advises the Minister about which drugs and medicinal preparations should be made available as pharmaceutical benefits, and also advises the Minister about which vaccines should be included on the National Immunisation Program.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Health Act 1953

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    21

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    12 May 1954

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Prof. Andrew Wilson 5 May 2015 4 May 2019
Deputy Chair Ms. Jo Watson 8 May 2017 7 May 2019
Member Dr. David Newby 5 May 2017 4 May 2021
Member Ms. Bel Harper 3 May 2017 2 May 2021
Member Prof. Chris Etherton-Beer 3 May 2017 2 May 2020
Member Prof. Clara Chow 5 May 2017 4 May 2019
Member Dr. Ray Parkin 5 May 2016 5 May 2020
Member Dr. Shane Hamblin 25 July 2017 24 July 2021
Member Dr. Peggy Brown 5 May 2016 5 May 2020
Member Mr. Jonathan Craig 5 May 2015 4 May 2019
Member Ms. Michelle Burke 4 July 2017 3 July 2019
Member Prof. Phoebe Joy Ho 25 July 2017 24 July 2021
Member Dr. Peter Grimison 5 May 2015 4 May 2019
Member Prof. Robyn Ward 15 December 2014 15 December 2018
Member Prof. Andrew Roberts 15 December 2014 15 December 2018
Member Dr. Thomas Snelling 15 December 2014 15 December 2018
Member Dr. Elizabeth Marles 15 December 2014 15 December 2018
Member Dr. Meena Okera 4 May 2017 3 May 2020
Member Prof. Kirsten Howard 2 May 2017 1 May 2021
Member Prof. Catherine Hill 2 May 2017 1 May 2021
Member Dr. Rashmi Sharma 5 May 2017 4 May 2019
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