The Forum is the coalition of the 15 accreditation authorities for the regulated health professions, each being currently appointed for the profession by the National Board under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law.
The Forum comprises:
The Forum meets 5 times per calendar year with the Australian Medical Council providing the secretariat support for the Forum with contributions from all members.
Back Row (L to R) – Professor Marilyn Baird, Medical Radiation Practice Accreditation Committee. Mr Kim Bradbury, Occupational Therapy Council (Australia and New Zealand)Ltd. Dr Meeuwis Boelen, Chinese Medicine Accreditation Committee. **Dr Adam Bird, Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation. Mr Michael Shobbrook, Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia. Ms Sian Lewis, Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand. Mrs Caroline Watkin, Secretariat Support. Dr Kim Ashwin, Secretariat Support. Mr Anton Barnett-Harris, Australian Physiotherapy Council. Ms Helen Townley, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
Front Row (L to R) – Associate Professor Jill Sewell AM, Australian Medical Council. Associate Professor Lynne Adamson, Occupational Therapy Council (Australia and New Zealand)Ltd. Deputy Chair: Ms Theanne Walters, Australian Medical Council. Chair: Professor Mike Morgan, Australian Dental Council. Ms Narelle Mills, Australian Dental Council. Dr Elaine Duffy, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Accreditation Committee. Ms Louse Adam, Australian Osteopathic Accreditation Council. Professor Debra Rowett, Australian Pharmacy Council. Ms Bronwyn Clark, Australian Pharmacy Council.
Absent Members – Ms Rachel Adkins, Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia. Professor Simon Crowe, Australian Psychology Accreditation Council. Associate Professor Peter Hendicott, Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand. Ms Ann Kinnear, Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council. Associate Professor Shane Patman, Australian Physiotherapy Council. Ms Rachel Portelli, Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation. Dr Rolf Scharfbilling, Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation. Ms Jane Stephens, Australian Psychology Accreditation Council Clinical. Professor Fiona Stoker, Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council.
** Representing the accreditation authority in the Absence of the Main Member
Accreditation Managers Sub-Committee
The Accreditation Managers Sub-committee is a Sub-committee of the Health Professions Accreditation Collaborative Forum (the Forum) and will meet as required to provide an opportunity for inter-professional discussion, cooperation, collaboration and sharing regarding accreditation processes, practices and procedures. Terms of Reference, March 2018.
Leadership Accreditation Managers Sub-Committee
|COMMITTEE CHAIR||COMMITTEE SECRETARY|
|Mr Michael Carpenter, Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (December 2017 – current)||Ms Brooke Pearson, Australian Medical Council (January 2019 – current)|
|Ms Rachel Portelli, Australian Podiatry Accreditation Council (July 2014 – January 2016)||Ms Karen Rocca, Australian Medical Council ( July 2014 – January 2019)|