Governance Overview

The Australian Breast Device Registry (ABDR) is coordinated centrally at Monash University’s Alfred Campus (Melbourne). The Steering Committee, which is comprised of representatives from stakeholders, provides strategic direction and oversees successful delivery of the project. The ABDR Management Committee oversees day-to-day operations and reports to the Steering Committee.  Monash University is custodian of the ABDR data.

ABDR Steering Committee Membership

The ABDR Steering Committee representative from key stakeholders with an interest in registry outcomes and is responsible for the overall conduct and successful delivery of the project.

Monash University, School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (DEPM) – www.med.monash.edu.au/epidemiology
Department of Health (Federal) – www.health.gov.au 
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) – www.tga.gov.au
Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) – www.plasticsurgery.org.au
Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery (ACCS) – www.accs.org.au
Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand (BreastSurgANZ) – www.breastsurganz.com
Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) – www.mtaa.org.au
Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) – https://chf.org.au/
Australian Commission on Safety & Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) – www.safetyandquality.gov.au

ABDR Management Committee Membership

The ABDR Management Committee oversees day-to-day operations of the project.

Prof Rod Cooter representing the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
A/Prof Colin Moore, representing the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery (ACCS)
A/Prof Elisabeth Elder, representing Breast Surgeons of Australia and New Zealand (BreastSurgANZ)
Dr Ingrid Hopper Monash University, Head, Drug and Devices Registries, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (DEPM)
Ms Catherine Mulvany, Monash University, Co-ordinator, Australian Breast Device Registry, DEPM