The Biostatistics Section of the Statistical Society of Australia strives to bring together a range of medical statisticians and health scientists from the pharmaceutical industry, government and academia working in all areas of health, including clinical trials and epidemiology.


  • Host and advertise local, national and international seminars relevant to biostatistics
  • Promote educational materials to improve biostatistics knowledge to the general public
  • Facilitate the dissemination of research findings through hosting biostatistics sessions at the Australian Statistical Conference; and hosting joint sessions at other relevant national and international conferences
  • Provide a visible network for biostatisticians in Australia through a presence at local and national meetings, and through online social media


To promote excellence in biostatistics practice and education in Australia, and to support the needs of biostatisticians across a range of health disciplines

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Co-Chair: Jake Olivier

Email: [email protected]

Co-Chair: Kylie-Ann Mallitt

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Assistant Chair: Nicholas Tierney

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