About this committee

The Joint Consultative Committee on Anaesthesia (JCCA) is a tripartite committee with representatives from ANZCA, the RACGP and ACRRM. The inaugural meeting of this committee between the RACGP and ANZCA was held on 11 March 1994. ACRRM subsequently joined the JCCA during 1998.

The current membership of the JCCA is four specialist anaesthetists from ANZCA, two rural GP anaesthetists nominated by RACGP Rural, and two rural GP anaesthetists nominated by ACRRM.


Representing RACGP (RACGP Rural):

  • Dr Letitia Clark
  • Dr James Ware

Representing ANZCA:

  • Dr Patrick Farrell
  • Dr Mark Fairley
  • Dr Rodney Mitchell (invited observer)
  • Dr Brian Spain
  • Assoc Prof Deb Wilson

Representing ACRRM:

  • Dr Philip Gribble Chair
  • Dr Charles Nadin


The JCCA meets bi monthly. Enquiries re agenda items to be submitted can be directed to