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Extension to Feedback for Public Consultation - Standardised Redactions of public Summary Documents - Open 2 August to 2 September 2019

Page last updated: 19 August 2019

On 30 July 2019, the Department of Health held an information forum to provide industry, consumers and clinicians with information on the process improvements to standardise the redaction of Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) Public Summary Documents (PSDs).

If you did not register for the information forum prior to 30 July 2019 and would like to view the session, please register here

At the request of industry, the Department has extended the PSD consultation period by an additional two weeks. Feedback and comments on the Consultation Paper – Standardised Redactions of Public Summary Documents now closes on Monday 2 September 2019.

Department of Health welcomes your feedback

Please provide your feedback through the following channels:

  • Email the PBS Improvements team (PBSimprovements@health.gov.au).  
  • Hard copy – you can print a hard copy of your written comments and post to:

HTA Improvement Section
Technology Assessment and Access Division
Department of Health
GPO Box 9848,
Canberra ACT 2601, Australia


The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) provides timely, reliable and affordable access to necessary medicines for Australians. Improved processes and revised cost recovery arrangements support the Government’s commitment under the Strategic Agreement to improve the transparency, timeliness and efficiency of Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) listing processes.