Role

These groups are sub-committees of the Prostheses List Advisory Committee (PLAC).

Their role is to assess and advise the PLAC and the Department of Health on the suitability of products for listing on the Prostheses List.

For full details, see the Terms of Reference.

Members

The members of each group include a Chair, subject matter experts, and a consumer representative.  Medical technology industry representatives also attend each meeting.

View the Nomination and Appointment Process.

Cardiac Prostheses Clinical Advisory Group

Role Name

Chair

Associate Professor Glenn Young

Member

Associate Professor Jayme Bennetts

Member

Dr Russell Denman

Member

Dr Angas Hamer

Member

Dr Sharad Shetty

Member

Professor Darren Walters

Member Mr Warwick Kitt

Consumer representative

Ms Eileen Jerga AM

Cardiothoracic Prostheses Clinical Advisory Group

Role Name

Chair

Associate Professor Jayme Bennetts

Member

Mr Nick Shalley

Member

Dr Hugh Wolfenden

Member Dr Morgan Windsor

Consumer representative

Mrs Monica Schlesinger

Hip Prostheses Clinical Advisory Group

Role Name

Chair

Professor Stephen Graves

Member

Mr John Harris

Member

Associate Professor Graham Mercer

Member

Mr James Stoney

Member MR Bernard O'Connor

Consumer representative

Mr Neville Millen

Knee Prostheses Clinical Advisory Group

Role Name

Chair

Dr Peter Lewis

Member

Professor Stephen Graves

Member

Associate Professor Stephen Rackemann

Member

Associate Professor Christopher Vertullo

Member Mr Bernard O’Connor

Consumer representative

Dr Colleen Papadopolos

Ophthalmic Prostheses Clinical Advisory Group

Role Name  

Chair

Dr Con Moshegov

 

Member

Dr Andrew Chang

 

Member

Dr Iain Dunlop AM

 

Member

Dr Ralph Higgins OAM

 

Member

Dr Patrick Versace

 
Member Dr Geoffrey Wilcsek  
Member Dr Robert Kitchen  

Consumer representative

Ms Joanne Baumgartner

 

Specialist Orthopaedic Clinical Advisory Group

Role Name

Chair

Dr David Gill

Member

Dr Christopher Brown

Member

Dr David Lunz

Member

Dr John North

Member

Dr Aneel Nihal

Member

Dr Jeffery Peereboom

Member

Associate Professor Marinis Pirpiris

Member

Dr Peter Stavrou

Member Mr Peter Abrahamson

Consumer representative

Dr Janney Wale

Spinal Prostheses Clinical Advisory Group

Role Name

Chair

Dr Orso Osti

Member Dr Ian Cheung

Member

Mr Patrick Chan

Member

Ms Elizabeth Carrigan

Member Dr Xenia Doorenbosch
Member Mr Peter Abrahamson
Member Dr Samya Lakis

Vascular Prostheses Clinical Advisory Group

Role Name

Chair

Dr Peter Thursby OAM

Member

Dr Toby Cohen

Member

Dr Andrew Lennox

Member Professor Abdullah Omari
Member Mr Nick Shalley

Consumer representative

Ms Eileen Jerga AM

Guidelines

Clinical Advisory Groups Operational Guidelines

These guidelines set out how the advisory groups will operate to deliver on their Terms of Reference.

Contact

Prostheses List contact

Contact us if you have questions about Prostheses List, PLAC or CAGs.

prostheses [at] health.gov.au

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Last updated: 
1 September 2021