Advisory Committee on Medical Devices (ACMD)

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18 January 2017

Role of the ACMD

The Advisory Committee on Medical Devices (ACMD) provides independent medical and scientific advice to the Minister for Health and the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) on the safety, performance and manufacturing of medical devices supplied in Australia including issues relating to pre-market conformity assessment and post-market monitoring.

The Committee is established under Regulation 38 of the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990. Members are appointed by the Minister. Membership is comprised of professionals with specific scientific, medical, clinical expertise as well as appropriate consumer health issues relating to medical devices. Further information on membership (including the chair) of the ACMD will be provided in early 2017.

On 1 January 2017, functions of the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Medical Devices (ACSMD) were consolidated into ACMD to encompass pre and post-market advice for medical devices.

2017 ACMD proposed meeting dates

Meeting no. Meeting dates
31 24 February 2017
32 28 April 2017
33 23 June 2017
34 18 August 2017
35 13 October 2017
36 24 November 2017

Contact details for the ACMD

Phone +61 2 6232 8734
Fax +61 2 6203 1250
Postal Address Advisory Committee on Medical Devices
Department of Health
MDP 71
GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601