Rural Council

About this council

The faculty council is the faculty’s key representative and advisory body for issues affecting rural and remote communities.

Office bearers


Associate Professor Ayman Shenouda


Dr Sue Page

Deputy Chair

Dr Melanie Considine

Deputy Chair

Associate Professor John Kramer


Dr Ken Wanguhu

Rural Censor

Dr Tim Mooney

Chair, Rural Education Committee



Dr Melanie Considine

South Australia representative

Dr James Berryman

Tasmania representative

Dr Rodney Omond

Northern Territory representative

Dr Liam Flynn

Queensland representative

Dr Manisha Fernando

Victoria representative

Dr Renee Strazzari

New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory representative 

Dr Catherine Engelke

Western Australia representative

Dr Sophie Lines

New Fellows representative

Mr David Trench

Student representative

Dr Chris Mitchell

co-opted member

Dr Michael Clements

co-opted member

Dr Sue Page

co-opted member

Dr Ross Wilson

co-opted member



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