Report

27 March 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN 978-1-76010-546-4

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 25KB)
ABBREVIATIONS (PDF 7KB)
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF 52KB)

Objectives of the Bill
Conduct of the inquiry
Note on references
Summary of the Bill
Legislative scrutiny
Community Affairs References Committee inquiry into the availability of new, innovative and specialist cancer drugs in Australia

Chapter 2 - Issues (PDF 83KB)

Use of regulations
Delegating powers
Committee view
Balancing public safety and improved access to therapeutic goods
Committee view
Conformity assessments
Consultation
Committee view
Resourcing
Committee view
Concluding view

Labor Senators' Additional Comments (PDF 18KB)

Legislative approach
Third party conformity assessment of medical devices
Post-market monitoring

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the Committee (PDF 14KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public hearings (PDF 8KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3515
Fax: +61 2 6277 5829
community.affairs.sen@aph.gov.au