9 May 2018

At the meeting of 11 April 2018 the RMA:

Determined Statements of Principles (SOPs) for:

Condition SOPs
tension-type headache 37/2018 38/2018
herpes simplex 39/2018 40/2018
electrical injury 41/2018 42/2018
Cushing syndrome 43/2018 44/2018

These SOPs revoke the SOPs previously determined for these conditions.

Determined New Statements of Principles (SOPs) for:

Condition SOPs
central serous chorioretinopathy 45/2018 46/2018
temporomandibular disorder 47/2018 48/2018
mesenteric panniculitis 49/2018 50/2018

Determined Amendment Statements of Principles (SOPs) for:

Condition SOPs
malignant neoplasm of the pancreas 51/2018

The Authority also issued Instrument No. 52 of 2018 (PDF) (Word) Veterans' Entitlements (Repeal of Expired Amendment Statements of Principles) Determination 2018, which repealed a number of redundant Amendment SOPs which had not been automatically repealed in past years as the Authority intended.

The above SOPs take effect from 28 May 2018.

Summary of Changes

Decided to Undertake Consultation regarding:

Condition Reasons for Decision Date for Final Decision
bronchiolitis obliterans organising pneumonia Intention to remove one or more factors 8 August 2018

Finalised Declaration for:

Condition Declaration Reasons for Decision
malignant neoplasm of the pancreas
The Authority declares that it does not propose to amend Statement of Principles No. 74 of 2013, by inclusion of a factor relating to exposure to DDT. The Authority proposes to amend Statement of Principles No. 73 of 2013, concerning malignant neoplasm of the pancreas, by rewording factor 6(e) concerning exposure to DDT

Completed Investigations

The above determinations conclude the previously advertised investigations into:

New Investigations

Decided to advertise the following investigations:

The above investigation notices appear in the Government Notices Gazette of 8 May 2018.