Advisory Board

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet Advisory Board

The Advisory Board was formed in 2008 to provide expert strategic advice to the Director and Management Team of the HealthInfoNet to assist in optimising our contributions to closing the gap between the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians.

The Advisory Board comprises representatives of key stakeholder organisations and members selected for their individual expertise. Members are:

  • Dr Michael Adams, Senior Research Fellow, Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet, Western Australia
  • Karl Briscoe,CEO, NATSIHWA , Australian Capital Territory
  • Professor Alan Cass, Director, Menzies School of Health Research, Northern Territory
  • Professor Lisa Jackson-PulverPro Vice-Chancellor Engagement & Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Leadership, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales
  • Kathy Malera-Bandjalan, CEO and Editor, Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, New South Wales
  • Donna Murray, CEO, Indigenous Allied Health Australia, Australian Capital Territory
  • Melanie Robinson, Chief Executive Officer, Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives, Australian Capital Territory
  • Glenn Pearson, Manager, Aboriginal Health Research, Telethon Kids Institute, Western Australia
  • Professor Ian Ring, Professor of Public Health and Professorial Fellow, Academic Development, Centre for Health Services Development, University of Wollongong, New South Wales
  • Professor Cindy Shannon, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education) at The University of Queensland, Queensland
  • Representative to be advised, The Lowitja Institute, Victoria
  • Mike Stephens, Director Medicine Policy and Programs, National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO), Australian Capital Territory
  • Winthrop Professor Sandra Thompson, Director, Western Australian Centre for Rural Health (WACRH), Western Australia

HealthInfoNet Representatives:

  • Professor Neil Drew, Director, Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
  • Tara Hoyne, Development and Marketing Manager, Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Edith Cowan University Representative:

  • Professor Caroline Finch, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Vice-President, Edith Cowan University

Advisory Board meetings

Future meetings

The next face to face meeting for the HealthInfoNet Advisory Board will be held in Canberra in September, 2018.

Past meetings:

Date Meeting type
13 September 2017 face-to-face meeting in Canberra
16 August 2016 face-to-face meeting in Perth
31 August 2015 face to face meeting in Melbourne
4 November 2014 face to face meeting in Canberra
3 April 2014 tele-meeting
28 November 2013 tele-meeting
16 July 2013 tele-meeting
26 February 2013 tele-meeting
13 September 2012 face to face meeting in Canberra
30 November 2011 tele-meeting
8 August 2011 tele-meeting
1 March 2011 tele-meeting
6 September 2010 face to face meeting in Darwin
23 June 2010 tele-meeting
4 February 2010 tele-meeting
8 September 2009 face to face meeting in Canberra
4 April 2009 tele-meeting
18 September 2008 tele-meeting
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