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NSWACT Faculty Council

The RACGP NSWACT Faculty Council promotes the interests of faculty members to the RACGP Board and other organisations. The Council is responsible for the development and implementation of RACGP policy and in support of the profession of general practice in New South Wales (NSW) and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

The Council is the faculty’s key representative and advisory body on matters such as continuing professional development (CPD), education, training, quality care, research, and local issues affecting general practice in NSW and the ACT. 

Council members engage in advocacy, media and policy representation, communication, and consultations across a broad range of networks within and outside the RACGP to support the interests of the profession of general practice. 

The NSWACT Faculty Council meets quarterly and can be contacted via the Faculty Office on (02) 9886 4700 or nswact.faculty@racgp.org.au.

Office bearers


A/Prof Charlotte Hespe


Dr Mary Beth MacIsaac

Deputy Chair

Dr Michael Wright

Deputy Chair

Prof Dimity Pond




Dr Jo Bruce

NSW&ACT Censor

Co-opted members


Dr Sama Balasubramarian


Dr Karin Jodlowski-Tan


Dr Jennie Kendrick


Ms Laura Mallett

Medical Student Representative

Dr Elizabeth K Marles


A/Prof Di O'Halloran


A/Prof Rashmi Sharma


Dr Subhasis Talapatra

GPiT Representative

Dr Jessica Tidemann


Dr Guan T Yeo


Dr Natasha Feingold

New Fellows Committee Chair

Regional representatives

Dr Komal Jaiswal


Dr Niral Shah


A/Prof Achim Sturmberg

Central Coast

Dr Mary Beth MacIsaac

Far West

Dr Fiona Van Leeuwen


A/Prof Rowena Ivers

Illawarra Shoalhaven

Dr Deb King

Mid North Coast

A/Prof Ayman Shenouda


Dr Anju Aggarwal

Nepean Blue Mountains

A/Prof Michelle Guppy

New England

Dr Penny Burns

North Shore & Northern Beaches

Dr Judith M Toman

Southern NSW

Dr Michael Wright

Sydney Central & East

A/Prof Charlotte Hespe

Sydney Inner West

Dr Luke Morphett

Sydney Northern

Dr Rebekah Hoffman

Sydney South East

Dr Kenneth McCroary

Sydney South West

A/Prof Michael Fasher

Sydney West

Dr Ashraf Labib

Western NSW


(02) 9886 4700