NICM Governance

To achieve its goals, NICM requires high level scientific, strategic and business direction and support.  NICM is not a separate legal entity and is hosted by the University of Western Sydney (UWS).  UWS is legally responsible for NICM's foundation funding agreements held with the Australian Government and the NSW Government.  The following structures were supporting the Institute's operations:

  • An independent Advisory Council
  • A Scientific Advisory Committee
  • An Audit and Risk Committee

Advisory Council

Scientific Advisory Committee

Audit and Risk Management

Staff

 

Research Education Policy

Latest News

  • National Audit of Research Activity in Complementary Medicine
    NICM has just launched a survey into the status of complementary medicine research in Australia. This is an important update of a small scale 2008 survey, intended to gain a snapshot of complementary medicine research activity at the time. Now in 2014, we believe these data need to be updated,...
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  • Newsletter 16 - February 2014
    Contents From the Director; NICM Activities; NICM Staff Update; Sites of Interest; Upcoming Conferences; CHANGE OF DATE ALERT; From the Director With your input and advice, NICM will be seeking this year to strengthen and focus the national agenda for complementary medicine research. Working with...
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  • Blackmores Institute Symposium
    Integrating Natural Medicine into Community Pharmacy - An Evidence Based Approach 25 - 26 July 2014, Westin Hotel, Martin Place SYDNEY With the support from the NICM the Blackmores Institute Symposium promises to be a game-changing event aimed at working with you in community pharmacy to grow...
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Features

  • 3 Vital Investment Priorities
    The National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) has released a report outlining three vital investment priorities for the Australian complementary medicine research sector. The aim of this report is to leverage government, industry and community support for an evidence based...
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  • Clinician guidelines on patient complementary...
    The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has prepared two draft documents with the aim of promoting awareness among clinicians of the importance of discussing complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use with their patients. These are: 1. Talking about Complementary and...
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  • Standard Operating Procedures for Clinical Trials
    These Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are an initiative of the National Institute of Complementary Medicine's (NICM's) Collaborative Centre in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). A key aim of NICM is to support high quality clinical research in complementary medicine in Australia and to...
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NICM: An independent, national agency providing strategic leadership in complementary medicine research and policy for the health of all Australians