Page last updated: September 2016

Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee Secretariat

The Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) and its subcommittees have secretariats within the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care:

PBAC Secretariat Section

Tel: (02) 6289 7099
Fax: (02) 6289 4175

Economics Sub-Committee (ESC) and Drug Utilisation Sub-Committee (DUSC)
Pharmaceutical Evaluation Section

Tel: (02) 6289 7293 (ESC Secretary)
(02) 6289 3983 (DUSC Secretary)
Fax: (02) 6289 8633

Vaccines are considered by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI), which also has a secretariat within the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

ATAGI: Immunisation Policy Section

Tel: (02) 6289 8144
Fax: (02) 6289 3677

The secretariats are available for discussion about proposed submissions or related matters. They are also the first point of contact concerning the relevant committee’s discussions and decisions.

Address for correspondence

PBAC Secretariat,
MDP 952,
Pharmaceutical Evaluation Branch,
Department of Health and Aged Care,
GPO Box 9848,

Additional Contacts

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