The Commission appeared at the Senate Community Affairs References Committee Inquiry into the number of women in Australia who have had transvaginal mesh implants and related matters on 3 August 2017 and 19 September 2017. The Commission also made a submission to the Inquiry and provided an update on 6 February 2018.

The Senate Affairs References Committee’s report on the Number of women in Australia who have had transvaginal mesh implants and related matters was released on 28 March 2018. The report contains thirteen recommendations for a range of activities to improve patient information and consent processes, training and credentialing, access and availability of multidisciplinary health services for mesh implantation and removal.