Advisory Groups

Advisory Groups

Consumer Reference Group

The Consumer Reference Group was established to provide a client perspective and assist BreastScreen WA to evaluate and review promotional resources and strategies. Members represent a broad cross section of professionals and consumers who advocate for rural women, health services, women’s health, breast cancer support services and groups with special needs.

For more information about the Consumer Reference Group, or to nominate as a representative, please contact the Health Promotion and Recruitment Manager on (08) 9323 6707 or email breastscreenwa@health.wa.gov.au  

Aboriginal Women’s Reference Group 

Facilitated by the Aboriginal Program Officer at BreastScreen WA, the Aboriginal Women’s Reference Group provides BreastScreen WA with direction and support from Aboriginal communities. BreastScreen WA invites each regional community in the state to nominate one representative. The group meets quarterly face-to-face or via teleconference.

For more information about the Aboriginal Women’s Reference Group, or to nominate as a representative, please contact the Aboriginal Program Officer on (08) 9323 6709 or email breastscreenwa@health.wa.gov.au

GP Advisory Group

The GP Advisory Group was established to advise on strategies for working with GPs to promote the BreastScreen WA Program. The GP Liaison Officer chairs the GP Advisory Group, which has input from all major GP bodies. All major representative groups are invited to join such as the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and Rural Doctors.

For more information about the GP Advisory Group, or to nominate as a representative, please contact the GP Liaison Officer on (08) 9323 6705 or email breastscreenwa@health.wa.gov.au

Clinical Advisory Committee

The BreastScreen Australia Clinical Advisory Committee (CAC) provides expert advice to BreastScreen Australia Program Managers about clinical issues to enhance the delivery of nationally consistent, evidence-based, high quality breast screening services to improve health outcomes for eligible women.

The CAC:

  • Reviews and advises of clinical evidence in relation to the BreastScreen Australia program.
  • Provides advice on national clinical policies and procedures, and new and emerging technologies.
  • Provides timely advice about clinical issues and risks.
  • Advice is provided within the context of current evidence-based best practice, and aligned with relevant college policies, guidelines and legislation.

The BreastScreen Australia Program Management Group appoints the CAC Chair, members and their proxies. CAC comprises:

  • Radiologists, with experience in breast screening (two)
  • Breast Physician
  • Breast Surgeon
  • Pathologists, with experience in breast screening (two)
  • Radiographer, with experience in breast screening
  • Program Management representative
  • Commonwealth representative
  • Other specialists or expertise may be co-opted as needed. 
More information, including BreastScreen Australia Clinical Advisory Committee advice, available here



Last Updated: 13/07/2018