Executive Contact Details

Listed below are the contact details for the Executive Members of the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance, as well as the addresses of their respective institutions. To view the members comprising our Executive Committee, please click here.   AGAR CHAIRPERSON: PROF. GEOFF COOMBS: Icon: Email: Phone: Fax: Code: Click To Email (08) 6152 2397   RPH Department of…

AGAR Surveillance

The Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance conducts ongoing surveillance programmes on the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria, and publishes its findings online. AGAR commenced resistance surveillance studies in 1985 as the Staphylococcus Awareness Program (SAP), sponsored by Eli Lilly Australia Pty Ltd. Its focus initially was on resistance in S. aureus, although there were occasional surveys…

About AGAR

AGAR is a unique collaboration of clinicians and scientists from major microbiology laboratories around Australia, who have tested and gathered information on the level of antibiotic resistance in bacteria causing important and life threatening infections since 1985.

AGAR Publications

  AGAR PUBLICATIONS: The Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance regularly publishes documents containing crucial pieces of information, which are available for access online. You can view the titles of our AGAR Publications and their authors below. TITLE: MRSA: A Tale of Three Types – 15 years of survey data from AGAR AUTHOR: John Turnidge, Geoffrey Coombs, Denise Daley,…