Veterans' Affairs (part of the Defence Portfolio)
The Repatriation Pharmaceutical Reference Committee (RPRC) advises the Repatriation Commission and the Minister on the clinical appropriateness of the range of items available under the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. The Committee ensures that the listed items and their conditions of supply are the most appropriate to meet the special and individual needs of entitled veterans and war widow(ers). The RPRC membership comprises clinical experts from various medical specialties such as geriatrics, oncology, palliative care, pharmacology and psychiatry and are nominated by various independent representative bodies.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under


  • Established By/Under More info

    Repatriation Commission

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    1 July 1982

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