National Arbovirus and Malaria Advisory Committee

The National Arbovirus and Malaria Advisory Committee (NAMAC) is a subcommittee of the Communicable Diseases Network of Australia (CDNA).


NAMAC provides recommendations on arbovirus and malaria surveillance, strategic arbovirus and malaria disease management and vector control.

NAMAC also provides expert technical advice on arboviruses and malaria and to assist in the detection, management and control of real or potential outbreaks of arboviral and malarial disease.

Terms of reference

For more information refer to the committee's terms of reference.


Members of the NAMAC have expertise in entomology, disease surveillance, virology, vector control and quarantine and represent agencies with a substantial interest in this area.

Ms Rebecca FeldmanChair, Victoria
Dr Cassie Jansen (Deputy Chair)Queensland
Ms Michaela HobbySouth Australia
Prof David SmithExpert
Dr Mike LindsayWestern Australia
Ms Nina KuruczNorthern Territory
Mr Stephen DoggettNew South Wales
Dr Anthony MooreAustralian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
Dr Shweta SinghalAustralian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
Mr Mike MullerExpert
Prof Richard RussellExpert
Prof Craig WilliamsExpert
Prof Bart CurrieExpert
Dr David WilliamsExpert
Prof John MackenzieExpert
Mr Peter Whelan AMExpert
Dr Rogan LeeExpert
Dr Jen KokPublic Health Laboratory Network
Mr Angus SlyDepartment of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry


This group meets 2 to 4 times a year.


For more information see the following resources:

Fact sheets

Department of Health and Aged Care National Office

Use these contact details for all general enquiries, comments and concerns.
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