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  • External Committee Servicing

    The Committee Servicing project team is currently working on an initiative to research ways in which the External Committees associated with the Department are operating. More
    Closed 28 August 2013
  • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Staff Network Vote

    Due to the current departmental environment the CO Executive have called for a vote on the immediate future of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Staff Network (The Network). None of the options have to be permanent. If option 1 is selected the election process will be handed... More
    Closed 30 August 2013
  • Clinical Practice Guidelines - Antenatal Care - Module 2 - diabetes chapter

    The Department of Health and an Expert Advisory Committee are currently developing Clinical Practice Guidelines on Antenatal Care (the Guidelines) on behalf of all Australian Governments. Oversight of this project is provided by the Maternity Services Inter-Jurisdictional Committee (MSIJC) and... More
    Closed 24 February 2014
  • OGTR website Survey

    The Office of the Gene Technology Regulator is reviewing the content, design, navigation and functionality of the OGTR website. To help us do this we'd like your feedback. So that we can understand how and why you use the website and what your information needs are, we are inviting you to... More
    Closed 4 April 2014
  • Call for Submissions: National Review of Existing Mental Health Programmes and Services

    THE 2014 NATIONAL REVIEW OF MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMMES AND SERVICES The Australian Government has asked the National Mental Health Commission to review how effectively Australia responds to the needs of people living with mental health problems and those who support them. The Review will examine... More
    Closed 14 April 2014
  • Grant Assessment Course

    Seeking the views of participants about the pilot of the Grant Assessment Course. More
    Closed 4 July 2014
  • Indigenous Leadership Programme Evaluation

    Thank you for participating in the Indigenous Leadership Programme on the 2-3 December. To ensure we evaluate the success of the programme and meet your needs for further career development initiatives, we invite you to complete this survey. More
    Closed 12 December 2014
  • Questionnaire for continuing panel members

    We want to know what you think about the TGA so we can enhance our support for all panel members. This questionnaire should only take you about 7-10 minutes to complete. The questionnaire focuses on key issues such as: the quoting process administrative correspondence ... More
    Closed 23 December 2014
  • The Australian Immunisation Handbook, 10th edition - 2015 Update

    Preamble The purpose of The Australian Immunisation Handbook (The Handbook) is to provide clinical guidelines for health professionals on the safest and most effective use of vaccines in their practice. The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) has developed draft... More
    Closed 16 January 2015
  • Technical Guidelines for preparing assessment reports for the Medical Services Advisory Committee - Service Type: Investigative

    The Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC) is a non-statutory committee established by the Australian Government Minister for Health. MSAC appraises new medical services proposed for public funding, and provides advice to Government about the level and quality of evidence relating to the... More
    Closed 29 May 2015
  • Australian National Diabetes Strategy Public Online Consultation

    The new Australian National Diabetes Strategy seeks to prioritise Australia's response to diabetes, and to identify approaches to reduce the impact of diabetes in the community. Developing a new Australian National Diabetes Strategy provides a valuable opportunity to evaluate current... More
    Closed 31 May 2015
  • Electronic Health Records and Healthcare Identifiers: Legislation Discussion Paper

    The Australian Government is proposing changes to the personally controlled electronic health record (PCEHR) system, including renaming it the My Health Record system, and the Healthcare Identifiers Service, in response to reviews of each system undertaken in 2013. The Electronic Health... More
    Closed 24 June 2015
  • 2014-15 Stakeholder Engagement Plan

    To inform development of our 2015-16 stakeholder engagement plan, the Office is seeking your feedback on our engagement last year (2014-15), as well as advice on improvements the Office can consider. More
    Closed 9 October 2015
  • Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce Consultation

    As part of the Australian Government’s Healthier Medicare initiative, the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce is undertaking a review of the entire MBS to ensure it reflects current best clinical practice and promotes the provision of health services that improve health outcomes.... More
    Closed 9 November 2015
  • 2006 Nutrient Reference Values for Australia and New Zealand - A Review of Nutrient Reference Values for Fluoride, Iodine and Sodium - Online Consultation

    The Department of Health in collaboration with the New Zealand Ministry of Health are undertaking a review of three nutrient reference values (fluoride, iodine and sodium) from the 2006 Nutrient Reference Values for Australia and New Zealand. Nutrient Reference Values... More
    Closed 11 December 2015
  • National Immunisation Education Framework for Health Professionals

    Preamble The National Immunisation Committee (NIC) Immunisation Provider Competency Working Group (IPCWG) has undertaken a review of the 2001 National Guidelines for Immunisation Education for Registered Nurses and Midwives (the National Guidelines) to develop the draft National Immunisation... More
    Closed 22 January 2016
  • Medicare Benefits Schedule Review – Obsolete Items – Tranche #1

    Introduction On 22 April 2015, the Australian Minister for Health, the Hon Sussan Ley MP, announced the formation of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce (the Taskforce) and the Primary Health Care Advisory Group (PHCAG), as part of the Government’s Healthier Medicare... More
    Closed 8 February 2016
  • The Australian Immunisation Handbook - Yellow Fever Chapter Update

    Overview Preamble The purpose of The Australian Immunisation Handbook, 10 th edition (The Handbook) is to provide clinical guidelines for health professionals on the safest and most effective use of vaccines in their practice. A review of the Yellow Fever chapter of The Handbook has... More
    Closed 12 February 2016
  • Proposal to add condition of use on the AICS

    Interested parties are invited to submit a statement describing the reasons why a proposed condition of use should not be included in the AICS for Thioimidodicarbonic acid ((HO)C(O)NHC(S)(OH)), C,C'-dibutyl ester. Submissions close 29 March 2016 . How to make a submission ... More
    Closed 29 March 2016
  • NICNAS Reforms Consultation Paper 2

    The reforms to the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) aim to reduce regulatory burden on the industrial chemicals sector by streamlining assessment processes and refocusing assessment effort on higher risk industrial chemicals, while also ensuring that... More
    Closed 30 March 2016
  • Pharmacy Trial Program

    The Australian Government recognises the important role that the pharmacy profession can play in primary care and in improving patient health outcomes. Primary health care plays an important role in broader population health. Primary health care providers, whether general practitioners,... More
    Closed 29 April 2016
  • Medical Research Future Fund consultation for the development of the Australian Medical Research and Innovation Strategy and related Priorities

    This phase of the consultation process is now closed. The Australian Medical Research Advisory Board held its first meeting at Parliament House on 4 May 2016. Under the Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015, the Advisory Board is tasked with determining the Australian Medical Research and... More
    Closed 6 June 2016
  • NICNAS Reforms Consultation Paper 3

    The reforms to the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) aim to reduce regulatory burden on the industrial chemicals sector by streamlining assessment processes and refocusing assessment effort on higher risk industrial chemicals, while also ensuring that... More
    Closed 10 June 2016
  • AusPAR Survey

    The TGA would like to know what you think about the Australian Public Assessment Reports (AusPARs) for prescription medicines. This questionnaire should only take a couple of minutes to complete and will help us to understand who the audience of an AusPAR is, what AusPARs are used for and how... More
    Closed 31 July 2016
  • Consultation on the draft National Aged Care Advocacy Framework

    This consultation period is being extended to 28 October 2016. Gathering stakeholder perspectives in the development of the National Aged Care Advocacy Framework is key to ensuring that the delivery of future aged care advocacy services continue to provide effective support to aged care... More
    Closed 28 October 2016
  • Redesigning the Practice Incentives Program

    The Practice Incentives Program (PIP) is a key driver of quality care in the general practice sector. In the 2016-17 Federal Budget, the Australian Government announced it would work towards changing the PIP through the measure entitled “Quality Improvement in General Practice –... More
    Closed 30 November 2016
  • Consultation on the Aged Care Legislated Review

    As part of the changes announced in 2012, a comprehensive review was included in the Aged Care (Living Longer Living Better) Act 2013 (the Act). The Aged Care Legislated Review (the Review) will look at the impact of the changes to date and where we need to take the system in the future. On... More
    Closed 4 December 2016
  • Review of Australia’s health system performance information and reporting frameworks

    The review of Australia’s health system performance information and reporting frameworks has been commissioned by the Department of Health, on behalf of the Australia Health Ministers’ Advisory Council (AHMAC). The purpose of the review is to identify how AHMAC can modernise, strengthen and... More
    Closed 17 February 2017
  • Implementing a Ban on Cosmetic Testing on Animals

    The Australian Government has announced its commitment to implement a ban on the testing of cosmetics on animals. This commitment recognises the strong view of many Australians on this issue, and brings Australia into line with similar bans implemented in other countries. In fulfilling this... More
    Closed 31 March 2017
  • Single Aged Care Quality Framework - Draft Aged Care Quality Standards

    The Australian Government is committed to the quality of care of older people and considers the health, safety and welfare of aged care recipients a high priority. As part of reforms to the aged care system, the government is developing an end-to-end, market-based system with the sector, where... More
    Closed 21 April 2017
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