Role

C19SHAC has been established to assist in sport related issues or manifestations in the sector as we transition to a COVID-safe Australia. The Committee comprises experts from across the sector to provide support and guidance to sport and recreation organisations on the safe resumption of activities.

Members

Member Role on Committee Background and experience

Professor Paul Kelly (Chair)

Infection Control Expert

Commonwealth Deputy Chief Medical Officer

Dr David Hughes

High performance representative

Australian Institute of Sport Chief Medical Officer

Dr Rachel Harris

Parasports representative

Australian Paralympic Team’s Chief Medical Officer

Dr Grace Bryant

Olympic/Commonwealth Games representative

Chair of Commonwealth Games Australia’s Performance and Healthcare Committee

Dr John Orchard

Coalition of Major Participations Sports representative

Cricket Australia Chief Medical Officer

Dr Corey Cunningham

National Institute Network representative

NSW Institute of Sport Chief Medical Officer

Associate Professor Nicola Spurrier

Jurisdictional Health representative

Chief Public Health Officer for South Australia

Trish Woolley

Jurisdictional Sport and Recreation representative

Chair of the Committee of Australia Sport and Recreation Officials.

Meetings

C19SHAC has been established for a minimum of 3 months, meetings are held weekly or as necessary.

Related committees and groups

The C19SHAC reports to the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC).

Contact

COVID-19 Sports and Health Advisory Committee (C19SHAC)

The COVID-19 Sports and Health Advisory Committee (C19SHAC) assists the Australian Health Protection Principle Committee (AHPPC) in sport related issues or manifestations in the sector as we transition to a COVID-safe Australia.

Contact the secretariat for the C19SHAC for further information.
COVID19sports [at] health.gov.au

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Last updated: 
30 May 2020