The PLAC has an independent Chair and is made up of individuals with expertise in:
- health technology assessment;
- specialist surgery/interventional work;
- health economics, and
- consumer issues.
The PLAC also includes representatives of the private health insurance industry.
The PLAC’s size and composition is decided in consultation with the Minister. Members are drawn from a wide range of experts and stakeholder advisers. Clinical and technical expert members of the PLAC are appointed by the department in consultation with the Minister.
|Professor Terry Campbell (AM)||Chair|
|Dr Henry Ko||Consumer Representative|
|Prof David Morgan OAM||Expert Member||Orthopaedic Surgery|
|Dr Orso Osti||Expert Member||Spinal Surgery|
|Prof Rosemary Korda||Expert Member||Epidemiology|
|Prof Bill Heddle||Expert Member||Cardiology|
|Prof Allan Glanville||Expert Member||Thoracic Medicine|
|Prof Anne Simmons||Expert Member||Bioengineering|
|Adj/Prof Jim Butler||Expert Member||Health Economics|
|Prof Robyn Ward||Expert Member||Medical Services Advisory Committee Representative|
|Prof Abdullah Omari||Expert Member||Vascular Medicine|
|Ms Emma Bognar||Advisory Member||Australian Private Hospitals Association|
|Ms Cathy Ryan||Advisory Member||Catholic Health Australia|
|Dr Jui Tham||Advisory Member||Members Health|
|Dr Greg Roger||Advisory Member||AusBiotech|
|Ms Gabrielle Moreland||Advisory Member||Day Hospitals Australia|
PLAC Terms of Reference
PLAC Operational Guidelines
For further information about the PLAC reform work and the previous PLAC meeting communiques, please see the PLAC reform news and communiques page.