Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Council

About the RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Council

The Council provides advice on education, training, quality care, research and general practice advocacy and oversees initiatives that support GPs to provide care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Council members include Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander GPs, community members and representatives from the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO), Indigenous GP Registrar Network (IGPRN) and the Australian Indigenous Doctors Association (AIDA).

Council Members


Associate Professor Peter O'Mara


Dr Angela Forrest

Co-Deputy Chair & Tasmania Representative

Dr Olivia O'Donoghue

Co-Deputy Chair & Northern Territory Representative

Associate Professor Brad Murphy

Faculty Provost

Dr Hung Nguyen

Faculty Censor

Dr Deep Joseph

Victoria Representative

Dr Benjamin Jarvis

Western Australia Representative

Dr Kali Hayward

South Australia Representative 

Dr Anita Watts

New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Representative 

Dr Danielle Arabena

Queenland Representative

Professor Jenny Reath

Co-opted Member

Dr Dawn Casey

NACCHO Representative 

Monica Barolits-McCabe

AIDA Representative

Dr Simone Raye

Chair, Indigenous General Practice Registrar Network  

Alan Brown

Community Representative 


Community Representative 

Kayla Ramires

Student Representative


For further information, please contact the Faculty on:

1800 000 251