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ASCIA Submissions 2023

ASCIA advocates on behalf of ASCIA members to government and other organisations by lodging submissions which are listed below.

  • ASCIA statement on clinical need to maintain supply of VIT for bees and wasps submitted to Pharmac NZ. Lodged  13 October 2023.
  • ASCIA response to PBS post marketing investigation of the use of omalizumab in chronic spontaneous urticaria. Lodged 19 September 2023.
  • ASCIA submission to ACECQA for approval of ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training for children's education and care. Lodged 1 September 2023. ACECQA approval has been confirmed until  October 2026. Read more here 
  • ASCIA submission in response to the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) call for submissions on Proposal P1028 – Infant Formula.  Submission lodged 13 July 2023.

    pdfASCIA FSANZ P1028 Response July 2023258.66 KB

  • ASCIA submissions on 23 May 2023 in support of two products that are relevant to allergy and immunology, which are on the July 2023 PBAC meeting agenda.

pdfASCIA letter PBAC Avacopan 2023 05 2366.18 KB

 pdfASCIA letter PBAC Dupilumab 2023 05 2367.24 KB

  • ASCIA letter to the Australian Government Department of Health, to provide information to address the Medical Treatment Overseas Program (MTOP) eligibility criteria for thymic transplant, submitted in May 2023.
  • ASCIA has submitted two letters in support of applications for  Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) research grants, in February and May 2023.
  • ASCIA has submitted two joint letters to the federal Health Minister, the Hon Mark Butler MP, with the National Allergy Council and Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia regarding the feasibility of pricing for PBS listed products -  venom immunotherapy (May 2023) and medical nutrition products for cow’s milk allergy (April 2023).