Role

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

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.

Member

Role

Ms Rebecca Feldman

Chair, Victoria

Dr Cassie Jansen

Queensland

Ms Michaela Hobby

South Australia

Prof David Smith

Western Australia

Dr Mike Lindsay

Western Australia

Ms Nina Kurucz

Northern Territory

Mr Stephen Doggett

New South Wales

Dr Anthony Moore

Australian Government Department of Health

Ms Kim Williams

Australian Government Department of Health

Mr Mike Muller

Expert

Prof Richard Russell

Expert

Prof Craig Williams

Expert

Prof Bart Currie

Expert

Dr David Williams

Expert

Prof John Mackenzie

Expert

Mr Peter Whelan AM

Expert

Dr Rogan Lee

Expert

Dr Jen Kok

Public Health Laboratory Network member-in-common

Mr Angus Sly

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

Meetings

This group meets 2 to 4 times a year. Videoconferences are held as needed.

Resources

For more information see the following resources:

Fact sheets

National Arbovirus and Malaria Advisory Committee (NAMAC) secretariat

Contact the secretariat for more information on the National Arbovirus and Malaria Advisory Committee (NAMAC).

NAMAC [at] health.gov.au
Postal addresses: 
MDP 14
GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601

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Last updated: 
20 June 2022