Executive And Member Organisations

The current Executive comprises the following members:

The election of the AHCRA Executive was held in July 2014. The Executive is elected for a two year period.

Consumer organisations

Margaret Brown (Health Consumers of Rural and Remote Australia)
Tessa Boyd-Cain (Australian Council of Social Service)

Health professional organisations

Ray Bange (Co-opted member)
Annette Panzera (Catholic Health Australia)
Amanda Davies (Australian College of Nurse Practitioners)
Tim Woodruff (Doctors Reform Society)
Vanessa Lee (Public Health Association of Australia)
Christine Walker (Chronic Illness Alliance)
John Bruning (Australian and New Zealand College of Paramedicine)
Sebastian Rosenberg (Co-opted member)

Rural organisations

Bruce Simmons (nominated by National Rural Health Alliance)

Chair and Media Spokesperson

Jennifer Doggett 0403 325 980

See more about your Executive members here


The following organisations are members of the Alliance.

Allied Health Professions Australia

Website: http://www.ahpa.com.au

Audiology Australia

Audiology Australia Logo

Website: http://www.audiology.asn.au

Australian College of Mental Health Nurses

Website: http://www.acmhn.org

Australian College of Nurse Practitioners

Australian College of Nurse Practitioners Logo

Website: https://acnp.org.au

Australian Council of Social Service

Website: http://www.acoss.org.au

Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

Website: http://www.afao.org.au

Australian and New Zealand College of Paramedicine

Website: https://www.anzcp.org.au/

Australian Society of Physician Assistants

Website: http://www.aspa-australianpas.org/

Australian Wound Management Association

Website: http://www.awma.com.au

Catholic Health Australia

Website: http://www.cha.org.au

Continence Foundation of Australia

Website: http://www.continence.org.au

Doctors Reform Society

Website: http://www.drs.org.au

Family Planning Victoria

Website: http://www.fpv.org.au

Health Care Consumers’ Association (ACT)

Website: http://www.hcca.org.au

Health Consumers Network

Health Consumers of Rural and Remote Australia

Website: http://www.nrha.org.au/hcrra

Health Issues Centre

Website: http://www.healthissuescentre.org.au

National Rural Health Alliance

Website: http://www.nrha.org.au

Paramedics Australasia

Website: http://www.paramedics.org

Public Health Association of Australia

Website: http://www.phaa.net.au

Australian Health Promotion Association


Australian Primary Healthcare Nurses Association

Website: www.apna.asn.au