Membership of the IAG and working groups

Governance structure

Page last updated: 21 March 2017

Implementation Advisory Group
Committee Member Name
Chair (Deputy Secretary, DoH) Mr Mark Cormack
Member (GP) Dr Steve Hambleton
Member (Academic) Prof. Michael Kidd
Member (ACCHO) Mr Adrian Carson
Member (Practice Manager) Mr Danny Haydon
Member (Public Hospital) Dr Alexander Beveridge
Member (Aged Care – Non-Residential) Mr Nick Mersiades
Member (Private Health Insurance) Dr Shaun Larkin
Member (GP) Dr Tony Bartone
Member (GP) Dr Mark Morgan
Member (Nurse) Mr Chris Helms
Member (Allied Health) Ms Julie Dundon
Member (Rural and Remote) Dr Paul Burgess
Member (Physicians) Assoc. Prof. Alasdair MacDonald
Member (Carers Rep) Ms Kate Ramsay
Member (Consumer Rep) Ms Bel Harper
Member (Pharmacist) Ms Jacquie Kiel
Member (Rural and Remote) Dr Ewen McPhee
Member (Deputy Chief Medical Officer, DoH) Dr Tony Hobbs
Member (Primary Health Network) Dr Michael Moore
Member (Mental Health Rep) Prof. Jane Gunn

Payment Mechanisms Working Group CEASED
Committee Member Name
Chair (Deputy Chief Medical Officer) Dr Tony Hobbs
Member (Practice Owner) Dr Malcolm Parmenter
Member (Practice Manager) Mr Gary Smith
Member  (GP/Financial) Dr Richard Kidd
Member (GP/Indigenous) Dr Mark Wenitong
Member (GP) Dr Emil Djakic
Member (Nurse) Ms Leanne Boase

Patient Identification Working Group
Committee Member Name
Chair (Deputy Chief Medical Officer) Dr Tony Hobbs
Member (GP) Dr Kean-Seng Lim
Member (Actuarial/Statistics) Prof. Anthony Scott
Member (Practice Manager) Mr Gary Smith
Member (Nurse) Mr Nicholas Marlow
Member (Private Health Insurance) Ms Rebecca Bell
Member (Assistant Secretary, DoH) Ms Christine Svarcas
Member (VIC Health) Ms Denise Ferrier
Member (NSW Health) Dr Nigel Lyons

Evaluation Working Group
Committee Member Name
Chair (A/g Assistant Secretary, DoH) Ms Louise Riley
Member (GP) Dr Michael Wright
Member (Practice Manager) Ms Tracey Johnson
Member (Practice Research and Evaluation) Dr Cameron Martin
Member (Academic) Prof. John Wakerman
Member (Consumer Rep) Ms Jo Root
Member (Consumer Rep) Ms Jan Donovan
Member (Researcher) Dr Karen Gardner
Member (GP/Patient Centred Care) Dr Tony Lembke
Member (Indigenous) Dr John Boffa
Member (Researcher) Prof. Mark Harris

Guidelines, Education and Training Working Group
Committee Member Name
Chair (A/g Assistant Secretary, DoH) Ms Louise Riley
Member (GP/Clinical Guidelines) Dr Mike Civil
Member (Consumer Rep) Ms Rebecca Edwards
Member (Nurse) Ms Ann Robinson
Member (Practice Manager) Ms Marina Fulcher
Member (GP) Dr Paresh Dawda
Member (Allied Health) Ms Angela Frazer
Member (Indigenous) Dr Tammy Kimpton
Member (GP/Education) Dr Karen Aarons
Member (Primary Health Network) Mr Walter Kmet