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PBS Process Improvements Webinar Information Forum

Page last updated: 14 October 2019

The Department of Health will be hosting a webinar on 28 October 2019 to provide industry, consumers and clinicians with information on the soon to be released Medicine Status Website and an update on the implementation approach for standardised redaction of Public Summary Documents.

There will be a live Question and Answer session at the end of the webinar.

Following the webinar, any questions can be sent to PBSImprovements@health.gov.au.

Date: Monday, 28 October 2019
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
RSVP: Please register to confirm your attendance


The Australian Government and Medicines Australia signed a five year Strategic Agreement committing to a viable medicines sector in Australia and a sustainable PBS.

The Department of Health and Medicines Australia have been working collaboratively since late 2017 to deliver on commitments under clause 10 of the Strategic Agreement. These commitments are to streamline medicines listing processes, revise cost recovery arrangements and improve transparency of the listing process.

These improvements support the joint commitment to improve the transparency, timeliness and efficiency of the PBS listing processes. Changes will ensure that Australians continue to receive timely and affordable access to necessary medicines.

This is the fifth webinar in a series of information forums that will help to ensure industry, consumers and clinicians are kept up to date on PBS process improvements and transparency measures.