Membership of the National Tuberculosis Advisory Committee (NTAC)

The following is a list of NTAC members.

Page last updated: 24 August 2016

Chair – Queensland

      Dr Chris Coulter
      Medical Advisor TB Control
      Communicable Diseases Unit
      Queensland Health

Deputy Chair - Tasmania

      Dr David Stock
      Staff Specialist in Respiratory Medicine
      Department of Respiratory Medicine
      Royal Hobart Hospital

New South Wales

      Mr Chris Lowbridge
      NSW TB Program Manager
      Communicable Diseases Branch
      NSW Department of Health

South Australia

      Dr Ral Antic
      Director of Thoracic Medicine and South Australian TB Services
      Royal Adelaide Hospital

Victoria

      Mr Philip Clift
      Manager, TB Control Program
      Health Protection Branch
      Department of Health
      Dr Justin Denholm (observer)
      Medical Director
      Victorian Tuberculosis Program
      Melbourne Health

Australian Capital Territory

      Clinical Associate Professor Mark Hurwitz
      Director
      Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
      The Canberra Hospital

Northern Territory

      Dr Vicki Krause
      Director
      Centre for Disease Control
      NT Department of Health and Community Services

Western Australia

      Dr Justin Waring
      Medical Director
      Western Australia Tuberculosis Control Program
      Royal Perth Hospital

Australian Government Department of Health

      Dr Jennie Hood
      Director
      Vaccine Preventable Diseases Surveillance Section
      Office of Health Protection
      Department of Health
      Dr Anna Colwell
      Medical Advisor
      Medical and Scientific Advisory Unit
      Office of Health Protection
      Department of Health

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

      Dr Paul Douglas
      Assistant Secretary Immigration Health Branch
      Community Protection Division
      Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Public Health Laboratory Network

      Dr Ivan Bastian
      Clinical Microbiology Consultant
      SA Pathology
      Royal Adelaide Hospital

Paediatric Specialist

      Professor Ben Marais
      Infectious Disease Clinician
      The Children's Hospital at Westmead

Regional Engagement Specialist

      Dr Richard Stapledon
      Department of Thoracic Medicine
      Royal Adelaide Hospital

HIV Specialist

      Associate Professor Tony Allworth
      Director
      Infectious Diseases and Infectious Control
      Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital

NTAC Secretariat

      Vaccine Preventable Diseases Surveillance Section
      Office of Health Protection
      Department of Health