MDU PHL are represented on the below national and international committees and organisations, ensuring broad engagement across current discussions relevant to MDU’s core capacities.

  • State
    • Victorian Government One Health AMR Strategic Committee
  • National
    • Australian Group for Antimicrobial Resistance (AGAR) Gram negative Sepsis Outcome Programme (GNSOP) Research Committee
    • Australian Strategic and Technical Advisory Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (ASTAG)
    • Communicable Diseases Genomics Network (CDGN)
    • Joint PHLN and Communicable Diseases Network Australia (CDNA) Expert Advisory Group on COVID-19 Emerging Testing Technologies
    • Public Health Laboratory Network (PHLN)
    • Public Laboratory Network of Australia Expert Advisory Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)
    • Standards Australia Food Microbiology Water Microbiology technical committees (including ISO working groups)
  • International
    • Center for New Antibacterial Strategies, The Arctic University of Norway
    • Fleming Fund EQAsia Program
    • Member of the Laboratory Response Network (LRN) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), USA
    • PHA4GE Steering Committee
    • Public Health Alliance for Genomic Epidemiology
    • PulseNet International Steering Committee
    • WHO informal high-level technical expert group on strengthening regional genome sequencing capacity and strategic use of genomic evidence for public health action in the south-east Asian region (SEAR)
    • WHO AMR Surveillance and Quality Assessment Collaborating Centres Network
    • WHO Steering Group for the development of a landscape analysis for application of WGS in AMR surveillance