The Parliamentary Friends of Pain Management Group is co-chaired by Senator Wendy Askew and David Smith MP, Member for Bean. The friendship group is a non-partisan group that is open to all Senators and Members.
Senator Wendy Askew Chair of Community Affairs Legislation Committee Deputy Chair of Community Affairs References Committee Party Liberal Party of Australia
Mr David Smith MP Member for Bean, Australian Capital Territory Australian Labor Party
The purpose of the group is to raise awareness amongst politicians for better management of pain conditions, and explore opportunities to work with Painaustralia to improve the quality of life of the over 3.37 million people living with pain conditions, their families and carers, and minimise the social and economic burden of pain on individuals and the community.
PARLIAMENTARY FRIENDS OF PAIN MANAGEMENT OF THE 46TH PARLIAMENT