Roadmap Implementation Governance Group (RIGG)

The Roadmap Implementation Governance Group oversees the implementation of the national roadmap for improving the health of people with intellectual disability (roadmap).


The Roadmap Implementation Governance Group (RIGG) oversees implementation of the National Roadmap for Improving the Health of People with Intellectual Disability (roadmap).

The RIGG will provide advice on implementation and ensure the roadmap is:

  • overseen by a diverse group of health and disability stakeholders
  • carried out in an inclusive and transparent way.

The RIGG will:

  • make information about the roadmap available, and publish yearly progress reports
  • make reports accessible to people with intellectual disability
  • consult with people with intellectual disability and their families and carers in:
    • planning and evaluation of specific actions under the roadmap
    • designing an evaluation of the roadmap after 3, 6 and 10 years of implementation
    • future reviews and updates, to maintain focus on the health of people with intellectual disability in the design and delivery of health policies and programs.


Role Organisation


Primary Care Division, Department of Health

People with lived experience

Individual representatives

Disability organisations

Council for Intellectual Disability

Down Syndrome Australia

Inclusion Australia

First Peoples Disability Network Australia

Queenslanders with Disability Network

Service provider

National Disability Services

Professional colleges and associations

Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Australian Society of Special Care in Dentistry

Professional Association of Nurses in Developmental Disability, Australia

Allied Health Professions Australia

Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry, UNSW

Centre for Developmental Disability Health

Queensland Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disability

Health Professions Accreditation Collaborative Forum

Primary Health Networks

Western Victoria Primary Health Network

Commonwealth agencies

Department of Social Services

National Disability Insurance Agency

NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission

States and territories

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory


South Australia



Western Australia


The RIGG meets three times a year. Additional meetings may be held if needed.


Recommendations from the RIGG

Related committees or groups

The following sub-committees report to the RIGG:

  • Intellectual Disability Focus Group
  • Education and Training Expert Advisory Group

National Centre of Excellence Expert Advisory Group previously reported to the RIGG. This committee has now closed.


RIGG Secretariat

The Roadmap Implementation Governance Group (RIGG) oversees the National Roadmap for Improving the Health of People with Intellectual Disability. Contact the RIGG Secretariat if you have any questions about the RIGG.
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