2024-2026 ANZCA regional and national committee elections

01 February 2024

Interested in standing for election in your region in 2024? Nominations are now open for ANZCA regional and national committees.

ANZCA regional and national committees support the ANZCA Council, and oversee training, supervision and continuing medical education in their respective jurisdictions. Regional and national committee elections are held every two years. All ANZCA financial fellows are eligible to vote and stand for election in their registered jurisdiction.

Nominations for ANZCA Australian regional committees are now closed. 
The Australian Capital Territory, South Australia/Northern Territory and Tasmania ANZCA Regional Committees will not be proceeding to election. The ANZCA Queensland, Western Australia, New South Wales and Victoria Regional Committees will be proceeding to an election to be held 21 March – 11 April.  The official announcements will be made during the ANZCA Council and FPM Board meetings in May.

ANZCA New Zealand National Committee nominations open on Wednesday 14 February and will close on Monday 11 March 2024.

Click on the region below for information on the nomination process for your local election.

Australian Capital Territory

2024-2026 ANZCA ACT Regional Committee elections

Interested in standing for election in 2024? Nominations are now open for the ANZCA Australian Capital Territory Regional Committee.

ANZCA ACT financial fellows may nominate, or be nominated, for one of seven positions on the ANZCA Australian Capital Territory Regional Committee for the 2024-2026 term.

Five of the six current elected members are standing for re-election (marked * below).

Dr Jennifer Hartley * Elected member / Chair
Dr Natalie Marshall * Elected member / Deputy Chair
Dr Martin Dempsey * Elected member
Dr Adam Eslick * Elected member
Dr Manasi Rai * Elected member
Dr Bibhuti Thakur *** Elected member

* Seeking election
** Co-opted, eligible for election
*** Stepping down, not seeking election

Nomination process

Eligible fellows are invited to complete the Regional committee nomination form and submit via email by 5pm local time on Thursday 22 February, 2024.

Please note that in order to edit the form electronically, you will need to download it and open it in a PDF viewer (not a web browser).

Each nomination must be signed by two ACT fellows of the college, and contain a consent to act if elected, signed by the person nominated who must also be a financial fellow of the college.

Should we receive more than seven nominations, we will hold an electronic ballot.

Contact us

If you have any questions please email Kym Buckley or call +61 2 6221 6003.

New South Wales

2024-2026 ANZCA NSW Regional Committee elections

Interested in standing for election in 2024? Nominations are now open for the ANZCA New South Wales Regional Committee.

ANZCA NSW financial fellows may nominate, or be nominated, for one of 12 positions on the ANZCA New South Wales Regional Committee for the 2024-2026 term.

Ten of the 12 current members are standing for re-election/election (marked * and ** below), and two of the 12 current elected members are retiring (marked *** below).

Dr Michelle Moyle *** Elected member/Chair
Dr Frances Page * Elected member/Co-Deputy Chair/S&Q Officer NSW
Dr Sharon Tivey * Elected member/Co-Deputy chair
Dr Shanel Cameron * Elected member (ANZCA NSW RC representative to RACS NSW State Committee and ASA NSW Committee of Management)
Associate Professor Stefan Dieleman * Elected member
Dr Jessica Lim * Elected member
Dr Veronica Payne * Elected member
Associate Professor Nicole Phillips *** Elected member
Dr Kanan Shah * Elected member
Dr Michael Stone * Elected member
Dr Louise Sweet ** Co-opted member
Dr Sally Wharton * Elected member (Education Office NSW)

* Seeking election
** Co-opted, eligible for election
*** Retiring/stepping down, not seeking election

Nomination process

Eligible fellows are invited to complete the Regional committee nomination form and submit via email by 5pm local time on Thursday 22 February, 2024.

Please note that in order to edit the form electronically, you will need to download it and open it in a PDF viewer (not a web browser).

Each nomination must be signed by two NSW fellows of the college, and contain a consent to act if elected, signed by the person nominated who must also be a financial fellow of the college.

Should we receive more than 12 nominations, we will hold an electronic ballot.

Contact us

If you have any questions please email Annette Strauss or call +61 2 9966 9085.

Queensland

2024-2026 ANZCA Queensland Regional Committee elections

Interested in standing for election in 2024? Nominations are now open for the ANZCA Queensland Regional Committee.

ANZCA Queensland financial fellows may nominate, or be nominated, for one of 12 positions on the ANZCA Queensland Regional Committee for the 2024-2026 term.

11 of the 12 current elected members are standing for re-election (marked * below).

Dr Paul Lee-Archer * Chair
Dr Sarah Bowman * Deputy Chair
Dr Hannah Bellwood* Elected member
Dr Wallace Grimmett* Elected member
Dr Usha Gurunathan * Elected member (Welfare Officer)
Dr David Highton* Elected member
Dr James Hosking *** Elected member
Dr Claire Maxwell* Elected member
Dr Shannon Morrison * Elected member(Safety and Quality)
Dr Christine Pirrone* Elected member
Dr Chris Stonell* Elected member
Dr Soon Yee Teoh* Elected member (Environmental Sustainability Officer)
* Seeking election
** Co-opted, eligible for election
*** Stepping down, not seeking election 


Nomination process

Eligible fellows are invited to complete the Regional committee nomination form and submit via email by 5pm local time on Thursday 22 February, 2024.

Please note that in order to edit the form electronically, you will need to download it and open it in a PDF viewer (not a web browser).

Each nomination must be signed by two Queensland fellows of the college, and contain a consent to act if elected, signed by the person nominated who must also be a financial fellow of the college.

Should we receive more than 12 nominations, we will hold an electronic ballot.

Contact us

If you have any questions please email Rani Sinha or call +61 7 3846 1233.

South Australia and Northern Territory

2024-2026 ANZCA SA/NT Regional Committee elections

Interested in standing for election in 2024? Nominations are now open for the ANZCA South Australia/Northern Territory Regional Committee.

ANZCA SA/NT financial fellows may nominate, or be nominated, for one of 12 positions on the ANZCA SA/NT Regional Committee for the 2024-2026 term.

Nine of the 10 current members are standing for re-election (marked * and ** below).

Dr Nagesh Nanjappa * Elected member, Chair
Dr Rachelle Augustes * Elected member, Deputy Chair
Dr Waleed Alkhazrajy * Elected member
Dr Alison Brereton *** Co-opted member
Dr Richard Church * Elected member, Safety and Quality Officer and Training and Accreditation Representative
Dr Caroline Delaney * Co-opted member
Dr Nick Harrington * Elected member
Dr Matthew Jenke * Elected member, NT
Dr Divahar Kumar * Elected member
Dr Sandy Smirk * Elected member (NT representative)


* Seeking election
** Co-opted, eligible for election
*** Stepping down, not seeking election

Nomination process

Eligible fellows are invited to complete the Regional committee nomination form and submit via email by 5pm local time on Thursday 22 February, 2024.

Please note that in order to edit the form electronically, you will need to download it and open it in a PDF viewer (not a web browser).

Each nomination must be signed by two SA/NT fellows of the college, and contain a consent to act if elected, signed by the person nominated who must also be a financial fellow of the college.

Should we receive more than 12 nominations, we will hold an electronic ballot.

Contact us

If you have any questions please email Teresa Camerelli or call +61 8 8239 2822.

Tasmania

2024-2026 ANZCA Tasmania Regional Committee elections

Interested in standing for election in 2024? Nominations are now open for the ANZCA Tasmania Regional Committee.

ANZCA Tasmania financial fellows may nominate, or be nominated, for one of eight positions on the ANZCA Tasmania Regional Committee for the 2024-2026 term.

Seven of the eight current members are standing for election (marked * and ** below).

Dr Bruce Newman* Chair
Dr Pravin Dahal* Elected Member (Safety & Quality Officer)
Dr Margo Peart*** Elected member
Dr Jana Vitesnikova* Elected member
Dr Sam Walker* Elected member (CME Officer)
Dr Joanna Walsh* Elected member
Dr Angela Ralph** Co-opted member (Education Officer)
Dr Ranjita Sharma** Co-opted member (SIMG representative)
* Seeking election
** Co-opted, eligible for election
*** Stepping down, not seeking election


Nomination process

Eligible fellows are invited to complete the Regional committee nomination form and submit via email by 5pm local time on Thursday 22 February, 2024.

Please note that in order to edit the form electronically, you will need to download it and open it in a PDF viewer (not a web browser).

Each nomination must be signed by two Tasmanian fellows of the college, and contain a consent to act if elected, signed by the person nominated who must also be a financial fellow of the college.

Should we receive more than eight nominations, we will hold an electronic ballot.
 

Contact us

If you have any questions please email Natalie Lockwood or call 0428 993 441.

Victoria

2024-2026 ANZCA Victoria Regional Committee elections

Interested in standing for election in 2024? Nominations are now open for the ANZCA Victoria Regional Committee.

ANZCA Victoria financial fellows may nominate, or be nominated, for one of 12 positions on the ANZCA Victoria Regional Committee for the 2024-2026 term.

12 of the 12 current elected members are standing for re-election (marked * below).

Dr Emma Goodyear * Chair
Dr Dean Dimovski * Deputy Chair
Dr Lahiru Amaratunge * Elected member
Dr Kate Barrett * Elected member
Dr Adriana Bibbo * Elected member
Dr Pierre Bradley * Elected member
Dr Patrick Chee* Elected member
Dr Lakmini De Silva * Elected member
Dr Tabara Dione * Elected member
Dr Kaylee Jordan * Elected member
Dr Nam Le * Elected member
Dr Helen Roberts * Elected member (CME Officer)

* Seeking election
** Co-opted, eligible for election
*** Stepping down, not seeking election

Nomination process

Eligible fellows are invited to complete the Regional committee nomination form and submit via email by 5pm local time on Thursday 22 February, 2024.

Please note that in order to edit the form electronically, you will need to download it and open it in a PDF viewer (not a web browser).

Each nomination must be signed by two Victorian fellows of the college, and contain a consent to act if elected, signed by the person nominated who must also be a financial fellow of the college.

Should we receive more than 12 nominations, we will hold an electronic ballot.

Contact us

If you have any questions please email Beth Hopkins or call +61 3 8517 5313.

Western Australia

2024-2026 ANZCA WA Regional Committee elections

Interested in standing for election in 2024? Nominations are now open for the ANZCA Western Australia Regional Committee.

ANZCA WA financial fellows may nominate, or be nominated, for one of 12 positions on the ANZCA Western Australia Regional Committee for the 2024-2026 term.

Nine of the 12 current elected members are standing for re-election/election (marked * below), and three of the 12 current elected members are retiring (marked *** below).

Dr Marlene Johnson* Chair
Dr Ryan Juniper* Deputy Chair
Dr Lisa Alarcon* Elected member
Dr Jennifer Bruce*** Elected member (Education Officer)
Dr Peter Garnett* Elected member (Welfare Officer)
Dr Owen Gray* Elected member
Dr Simon Hellings*** Elected member
Dr Charlie Ho* Elected member (CME Officer)
Dr Bridget Hogan* Elected member
Dr Jodie Jamieson* Elected member
Dr Joseph Ong*** Elected member (Safety and Quality Officer)
Dr Tania Rogerson* Elected member

* Seeking election
** Co-opted, eligible for election
*** Stepping down, not seeking election

Nomination process

Eligible fellows are invited to complete the Regional committee nomination form and submit via email by 5pm local time on Thursday 22 February, 2024.

Please note that in order to edit the form electronically, you will need to download it and open it in a PDF viewer (not a web browser).

Each nomination must be signed by two WA fellows of the college, and contain a consent to act if elected, signed by the person nominated who must also be a financial fellow of the college.

Should we receive more than 12 nominations, we will hold an electronic ballot.

Contact us

If you have any questions, please email Melanie Roberts or call +61 8 6188 4555.


 

New Zealand

2024-2026 ANZCA New Zealand National Committee elections

Interested in standing for election in 2024? Nominations for the ANZCA New Zealand National Committee open 14 February and close 11 March 2024.

ANZCA New Zealand financial fellows may nominate, or be nominated, for one of 12 positions on the ANZCA New Zealand National Committee for the 2024-2026 term.

12 of the 12 current members are standing for re-election (marked * and ** below).

Graham Roper* Chair
Sarah Nicolson* Deputy Chair
Rachel Dempsey* Elected Member (New Zealand Anaesthetic Technicians Society (NZATS) representative)
Jennifer Taylor* Elected Member (Education Officer)
Tim Starkie* Elected Member (Health and Safety Representative)
Lisa Barneto* Elected Member (ANZAEC Representative)
Joanna Coates* Elected Member (TAC Officer)
Tom Fernandez* Elected Member (ANZAEC Representative)
Ralph Fuchs* Elected Member
Geoff Laney* Elected member
Brendan Little* Elected Member
Amanda Gimblett** Co-opted Member (Māori Representative)

* Seeking election
** Co-opted, eligible for election
*** Stepping down, not seeking election

Nomination process

Eligible fellows are invited to complete the National committee nomination form and submit via email between Wednesday 14 February 2024 and 5pm local time on Monday 11 March 2024.

Please note that in order to edit the form electronically, you will need to download it and open it in a PDF viewer (not a web browser).

Each nomination must be signed by two New Zealand fellows of the college, and contain a consent to act if elected, signed by the person nominated who must also be a financial fellow of the college.

Should we receive more than 12 nominations, we will hold an electronic ballot.

Contact us

If you have any questions please email Katherine Harris or call +64 4 499 1213.

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Last updated 09:02 1.03.2024