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This instrument remakes the National Health Security (National Notifiable Disease List) Instrument 2008 which is due to sunset on 1 April 2018, and continues to list 65 diseases as being notifiable under the National Health Security Act 2007.
Administered by: Health
Registered 29 Mar 2018
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Tabled Senate08-May-2018
Tabled HR08-May-2018
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National Health Security (National Notifiable Disease List) Instrument 2018

I, Greg Hunt, Minister for Health, make the following instrument.

Dated   28 March 2018

Greg Hunt

Minister for Health

 

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

6............ Establishment of the National Notifiable Disease List................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                                                       4

National Health Security (National Notifiable Disease List) Instrument 2008                        4

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the National Health Security (National Notifiable Disease List) Instrument 2018.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 April 2018.

1 April 2018

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 11 of the National Health Security Act 2007.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

5  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the National Health Security Act 2007.

NEC has the meaning given by subsection 6(2).

6  Establishment of the National Notifiable Disease List

             (1)  For the purposes of subsection 11(1) of the Act, the following list of diseases (to be called the National Notifiable Disease List) is established:

 

National Notifiable Disease List

Item

Disease

1

Anthrax

2

Australian bat lyssavirus infection

3

Barmah Forest virus infection

4

Botulism

5

Brucellosis

6

Campylobacteriosis

 

7

Chikungunya virus infection

 

8

Chlamydial infection (excluding eye infections)

 

9

Cholera

 

10

Creutzfeldt‑Jakob disease (CJD)—classical

 

11

Creutzfeldt‑Jakob disease—variant (vCJD)

 

12

Cryptosporidiosis

 

13

Dengue virus infection

 

14

Diphtheria

 

15

Donovanosis

 

16

Flavivirus infection (unspecified)—including Zika virus

 

17

Gonococcal infection

18

Haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS)

19

Haemophilus influenzae type b infection—invasive only

20

Hepatitis (NEC)

21

Hepatitis A

22

Hepatitis B

23

Hepatitis C

24

Hepatitis D

25

Hepatitis E

26

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

 

27

Influenza—avian influenza in humans

 

28

Influenza—laboratory confirmed

 

29

Japanese encephalitis virus infection

 

30

Legionellosis

 

31

Leprosy

 

32

Leptospirosis

 

33

Listeriosis

 

34

Lyssavirus infection (NEC)

 

35

Malaria

 

36

Measles

 

37

Meningococcal disease—invasive

 

38

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS‑CoV) infection

 

39

Mumps

 

40

Murray Valley encephalitis virus infection

 

41

Psittacosis (ornithosis)

 

42

Paratyphoid fever

 

43

Pertussis

 

44

Plague

 

45

Pneumococcal disease—invasive

 

46

Poliovirus infection

 

47

Q fever

48

Rabies

49

Ross River virus infection

50

Rotavirus infection

51

Rubella—including congenital and non‑congenital

52

Salmonellosis

53

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)

54

Shiga toxin‑producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infection

55

Shigellosis

56

Smallpox

 

57

Syphilis—including congenital and non‑congenital

 

58

Tetanus

 

59

Tuberculosis

 

60

Tularaemia

 

61

Typhoid fever

 

62

Varicella zoster infection—chickenpox, shingles and unspecified

 

63

Viral haemorrhagic fever

 

64

West Nile virus infection—including Kunjin virus

 

65

Yellow fever

             (2)  NEC, in relation to a disease, means not elsewhere classified in the National Notifiable Disease List.