National Strategic Plan for TB control in Australia beyond 2000

The National Strategic Plan for TB Control in Australia Beyond 2000 was developed by the National Tuberculosis Advisory Committee (NTAC) of CDNA as a statement of directions and priorities. It is the result of extensive collaboration between relevant health authorities across the country and consultation with a range of specialist groups.

Page last updated: 22 March 2002

Prepared by Communicable Diseases Network Australia
Published by Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing


Australia has an enviable record in the control and treatment of TB, but it is important to maintain an appropriate level of effort in combating this disease even though numbers are low by historical standards and in a global context.

The attached document summarises the current Australian picture for TB, identifies strategies to provide for continued improvements and outlines performance indicators to monitor progress.

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