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  • Preparing for Health Care’s New Frontier: Committee releases major report on reforming the process for new medicines and health technology

    A new parliamentary report ‘The New Frontier: Delivering better health for all Australians’ is recommending significant reforms to the health care system to ensure Australians have better and faster access to the wave of new medicines and technologies.

    Media release issue date: Thursday, 25 November 2021


  • Postponement of Health Committee’s Public Hearing

    The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport has postponed a public hearing that was to be held today between 5.00pm and 6.00pm AEST in Committee Room 1R3.

    Media release issue date: Thursday, 17 June 2021


  • Approval processes for new drugs and medical technologies under review in Brisbane

    On Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 May 2021 the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport will hold two days of public hearings in Brisbane as part of the Committee’s ongoing inquiry into approval processes for new drugs and novel medical technologies in Australia.

    Media release issue date: Friday, 14 May 2021


  • Approval processes for new drugs and medical technologies under review at public hearing today

    A third day of public hearings in Sydney will be held today as part of the Health, Aged Care and Sport Committee’s ongoing inquiry into approval processes for new drugs and novel medical technologies in Australia.

    Media release issue date: Friday, 7 May 2021


  • Approval processes for new drugs and medical technologies under review

    On Thursday 22 and Friday 23 April 2021 the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport will hold two days of public hearings in Melbourne as part of the Committee’s ongoing inquiry into approval processes for new drugs and novel medical technologies in Australia.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 21 April 2021


  • Approval processes to be scrutinised for new drugs and medical technologies

    On Thursday 11 and Friday 12 March 2021 the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport will hold two days of public hearings in Sydney as part of the Committee’s ongoing inquiry into approval processes for new drugs and novel medical technologies in Australia.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 10 March 2021


  • Public hearing with health leaders on COVID-19 vaccines

    On Friday 5 February, the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport will hold a public hearing on the development, approval and distribution processes for COVID-19 vaccines. The hearing forms part of the Committee’s ongoing inquiry into approval processes for new drugs and novel medical technologies in Australia.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 3 February 2021


  • New Parliamentary Inquiry: New drugs and novel medical technologies

    The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport has commenced an inquiry into approval processes for new drugs and novel medical technologies in Australia.

    Media release issue date: Tuesday, 18 August 2020





    Committee Secretariat contact:

    PO Box 6021
    Parliament House
    CANBERRA
    Canberra ACT 2600

    Phone: +61 2 6277 4145
    Fax: 02 6277 4427
    Health.Reps@aph.gov.au

    About this inquiry

    Following a referral on 13 August 2020 from the Minister for Health, The Hon Greg Hunt MP, the Committee will inquire into and report on approval processes for new drugs and novel medical technologies in Australia.



    Past Public Hearings

    07 Jul 2021: Canberra
    24 Jun 2021: Canberra
    18 Jun 2021: Canberra

    more...

    Inquiry Status

    Submissions Closed

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