Committees and groups
Our committees and groups provide a way for people and organisations to help us develop policies and provide advice on specific issues.
This steering committee works with us to develop the Nurse Practitioner 10-Year Plan. It helps government and non-government stakeholders work together to develop a plan that meets their needs.
The Nursing and Midwifery Strategic Reference Group (NMSRG) advises us and the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer on relevant nursing and midwifery policy and strategy issues.
Ms Christine Morgan is the first National Suicide Prevention Adviser, reporting directly to the Prime Minister. She is driving a whole-of-government national approach to suicide prevention, in support of the Australian Government’s ‘towards zero’ suicides goal.
This committee provides recommendations and advice to the Minister for Health and the Department of Health about the listing of products on the Prostheses List and the benefits payable by private health insurers.
The Stem Cell Therapies Mission Expert Advisory Panel advises the government on the research priorities for this mission, which is funded by the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).
The Stoma Product Assessment Panel assesses applications to add stoma products to the Stoma Appliance Scheme Schedule. The panel of experts meets twice a year to review applications from suppliers, and give their recommendation.
The COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments for Australia – Science and Industry Technical Advisory Group provides advice to the Australian Government on the purchasing and manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccines and treatments.
The Transition to College-Led Training Advisory Committee (TCLTAC) provides advice to the Australian Government on the development and implementation of reforms to the delivery of general practice training as part of the transition to a College-led training model.
The Traumatic Brain Injury Mission Expert Working Group will advise the government on the research priorities for this Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) mission.
The Youth Taskforce is developing a National Youth Policy Framework. The taskforce recently completed over 12 months of consultation on issues, policies and programs that impact and are important to young people. The taskforce reports to and supports the Minister for Youth.