Senate Inquiry -access to new cancer drugs

 See details of a Senate Inquiry into: The availability of new, innovative and specialist cancer drugs in Australia.

The terms of reference are:

  1. the timing and affordability of access for patients; 
  2. the operation of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme in relation to such drugs, including the impact of delays in the approvals process for Australian patients; 
  3. the impact on the quality of care available to cancer patients; and 
  4. any related matters.

See the Report at

Submissions by Cancer Voices SA and Cancer Voices Australia.  Senate website for all submissions.


Cancer Voices South Australia


Ph.  0405 806 857 


PO Box 588, Kensington Park SA 5068