Advisory Committee on Biologicals (ACB)

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18 January 2017

Role of the ACB

The Advisory Committee on Biologicals (ACB) was formed in January 2012 to provide independent medical and scientific advice to the Minister for Health and the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) in relation to the safety and efficacy of biological products ("biologicals").

The Committee is established under Regulation 39C of the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990. Members are appointed by the Minister. Further information on membership (including the chair) of ACB will be provided in early 2017.

Membership comprises of professionals with specific scientific, medical or clinical expertise, as well as appropriate consumer health issues relating to cell and tissue products.

2017 ACB proposed meeting dates

Meeting no. Meeting dates
9 30 March 2017
10 25 May 2017
11 31 August 2017
12 30 November 2017

Contact details for the ACB

Email acb@health.gov.au
Phone +61 2 6232 8734
Fax +61 2 6203 1250
Postal Address Advisory Committee on Biologicals
Department of Health
MDP 71
GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601
Australia