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.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Group on COVID-19 provides culturally appropriate advice to the Department of Health, including for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services and communities about COVID-19.
The Advisory Committee for the COVID-19 Response for People with Disability provides advice to the Chief Medical Officer about the needs of people with disability during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Aged Care Advisory Group advises the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee about aged care policy related to COVID-19. It brings together expertise about the aged care sector, infection control, emergency preparedness and public health response.
The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) COVID-19 Working Group provides advice to the Minister for Health on the immunisation program for COVID-19 vaccines as they become available in Australia.
The COVID-19 Arts and Health Advisory Committee (AHAC) provides advice to the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) and the cultural and creative sector on how to reactivate the sector in a COVIDSafe way.
The COVID-19 Sports and Health Advisory Committee (C19SHAC) assists the Australian Health Protection Principle Committee (AHPPC) in sport related issues or manifestations in the sector as we transition to a COVID-safe Australia.
The Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities COVID-19 Health Advisory Group has been established to support the Australian Government to coordinate an evidence-based response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.