NHMRC - Community Observers Working Committee (COWC) 2019-2020

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
The NHMRC utilises Community Observers to provide independent advice on the conduct of assessment processes. By reporting on these processes, Community Observers are able to reassure the NHMRC’s CEO and stakeholders that the processes have been followed transparently, responsibly, and in-line with published policy.
Deadline: 
25 November 2018

CT:IQ Steering Committee

Clinical Trials: Impact & Quality (CT:IQ)
Bellberry, ACTA, NHMRC CTC and The George Institute have formed a consortium and initiated Clinical Trials: Impact & Quality (CT:IQ). CT:IQ’s mission is to develop and implement recommendations that will improve the impact, quality and efficiency of clinical trials, leading to more rapid, lower cost and higher quality evaluation of healthcare interventions in Australia.
Deadline: 
30 November 2018

Australian Dietetics Council (ADC)

Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA)
The Australian Dietetics Council (ADC) is an independent Council formed to provide high level advice to the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) Board on issues relating to dietetic course accreditation and dietetic qualification and recognition services, including assessment and recognition of overseas trained dietitians.
Deadline: 
2 December 2018

DoH - The National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC)

Department of Health
The Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) has been invited to provide nominations for the Minister’s consideration for possible appointment to the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC).
Deadline: 
9 December 2018

RACP - Consumer Advisory Group

The Royal Australasian College of Physician
The RACP - Consumer Advisory Group is a panel of community members with a background in health consumer affairs, and representing a wide variety of patient and consumer groups across Australia and New Zealand. Led by an RACP Fellow, the Group advises on how to improve consumer engagement and patient centred care across professional standards and education approaches, as well as policy and advocacy activities.
Deadline: 
6 January 2019