Call for applications

22 Jul 2016

Call for applications for appointment to the role of Chair to the Scheduled Medicines Expert Committee.

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and 14 health profession boards (National Boards) work together to deliver the National Registration and Accreditation scheme. 

AHPRA seeks expressions of interest from National Board members to be appointed as Chair to the Scheduled Medicines Expert Committee (the Expert Committee).

The role of the Expert Committee is to advise the National Boards on policy related to the use of scheduled medicines, including matters relevant to National Boards developing submissions for endorsements for scheduled medicines for consideration by the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council.

Appointments are for a period of up to three years and are expected to commence in late September 2016.

Please note that only National Board members can apply to the role of Chair to the Scheduled Medicines Expert Committee.

For more information on the role and the application process, please download the forms below. 

Candidate information pack

For enquiries, please email

Applications close Tuesday 30th August 2016.

1These terms of reference have since been amended – the latest version is available on the Endorsement of scheduled medicines page.

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