Our people

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Passionate, skilled and innovative

Passionate, skilled and innovative people make up the NTGPE staff.

We offer training and support services to GP registrars, GP supervisors and training posts. To do this, our people are skilled in medical education, management, administration, finance, counselling and well being, marketing and communications, events management, human resource management and information technology.

There are around 45 full-time staff and 15 casual medical educators and assessors.

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Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Stephen is the Chief Executive and Company Secretary of NTGPE Ltd.
Darwin, NT

Stephen was appointed Chief Executive and Company Secretary of NTGPE Ltd in 2016. Prior to that, Stephen worked in higher education policy and at universities including for seven years at Queensland University of Technology as a senior executive with responsibility for finance, budget, campus services, planning and facilities. Stephen is very interested in education and health and, in particular, improving health outcomes for Aboriginal people. This is second time Stephen has worked in the NT; previously working in Nhulunbuy in the early 1980s before commencing university studies. Stephen has tertiary qualifications in science and economics and is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.  Stephen has been a Director on several boards including an innovation company, a private school, an aged care service and a private hospital. 

Executive management

  • NTGPE strategic plan
  • Risk management
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander strategic health plan
  • Reconciliation action plan
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Executive Manager Education and Support
Christine has a strong background in quality assurance, administration, adult education and continuous improvement.
Darwin

Christine has a strong background in quality assurance, administration, adult education and continuous improvement. She has been involved in the strategic direction of NTGPE since 2008 and currently sits at an executive level within the organisation. Christine’s role oversees the operational management of the GP registrar, GP supervisor and practice accreditation and pastoral care programs.

  • Operational management of programs (GP registrars, GP supervisor, practice accreditation and pastoral care)
  • Quality assurance
  • Continuous improvement
  • Bi-College accreditation

Qualifications

Associate Diploma Education (Adult/Vocational) and Cert IV Workplace Training

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Chairperson
Dr Emma Kennedy is a practicing general practitioner and has made a major contribution to medical education in the Northern Territory.
Darwin, NT

Dr Emma Kennedy is a practicing general practitioner and has made a major contribution to medical education in the Northern Territory. Emma has lectured for the Northern Territory Clinical School, Flinders University and Sydney University. Emma has held medical educator positions with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and Northern Territory General Practice Education.

Appointed: 08/08/2006

Qualifications: BMBS, MFM, FRACGP, Dip RACOG, GAICD

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Executive Assistant to CEO
Belle maintains high level administrative and business development support to the CEO.
Darwin

Belle maintains high level administrative and business development support to the CEO. She is also responsible for business and secretariat support to the NTGPE’s Board and its directors. She has been with NTGPE since 2009 progressing into the role she has today. Belle has a particular interest in the progress of closing the gap in health status between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

  • Executive administration support
  • NTGPE Board secretariat
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GP Registrar Support Officer
GP Registrar Support Officer

Amanda works in a team to manage the administration and coordination of the GP Registrar Program. 

  • Allocated GP registrars (F-L)
  • ECTVs and Video ECTVs – administration
  • GP Tracks
  • GPR subsidy claims – coordination
  • GPR support team manual 
  • RACGP exam prep nights (AKT, KFP and Clinical Exam) – administration
  • Registrar advisory committee (RAC) – administration
  • SGL – group support
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Graphics & Communications Development Officer
Experience in graphic design, film editing and websites makes Angela an invaluable member of the marketing and communications team at NTGPE.
Darwin

Experience in graphic design, film editing and websites makes Angela an invaluable member of the marketing and communications team at NTGPE. Angela is happiest when she is creating in the Adobe creative software. Her long history with the organisation is beneficial when working on the future direction of the look and feel of the organisation.

  • Graphic design
  • Website editing
  • Film and sound editing
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GP Registrar Support Officer
GP Registrar Support Officer
Darwin, NT

Ashleigh works in a team to manage the administration and coordination of the GP Registrar Program. Ashleigh's primary focus is:

  • Allocated GP registrars (A-F) & ADF
  • FARGP – administration
  • GP Tracks
  • GPR support team manual
  • myGPcommunity & term tasks - administration
  • Placement process – administration
  • Practice clinical exam and StAMPS – coordination
  • Practice StAMPS online study group – coordination
  • SGL – administration
  • Training advisory meeting (TA) – administration
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GP Registrar Support Officer
GP Registrar Support Officer

Caitlyn works in a team to manage the administration and coordination of the GP Registrar Program.

  • AGPT selection process & interviews through the colleges – coordination 
  • Allocated GP registrars (L-P)
  • COT workshop – coordination
  • GP Registrar orientations – coordination 
  • GP Registrar workshops – coordination
  • GP Tracks
  • GPR support team manual 
  • GPTEC2021 working group
  • SGL – group support
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Supervisor and Practice Accreditation Officer
Cath assists with the accreditation of training posts and supervisors
Darwin

Cath, in her role as supervisor and practice accreditation support officer, assists with the accreditation of training posts and supervisors, as well as the organisation of mobile offices and GP supervisor professional development workshops. Cath joined NTGPE in April 2020 and, with her previous experience in remote indigenous communities, health and administration, is a great asset to the team.

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GP Registrar Support Officer
GP Registrar Support Officer
Darwin

Claire works in a team to manage the administration and coordination of the GP Registrar Program.  Claire works part time Mon-Thu.

  • AGPT selection process 
  • Allocated GP registrars (P-Z)
  • Completion of Training (COT) - administration/coordination
  • Exam enrolments and results (both Colleges) – administration
  • GP Tracks reporting
  • GPR support team manual 
  • Recognition of prior learning (RPL) – administration/coordination 
  • SGL – group support
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Director of Training
Dr Carson is the Director of Training and is involved specifically in the training components of medical education at NTGPE.
Darwin, NT

Bronwyn has a long history working in health care in the NT.  Bronwyn is involved specifically in the training components of medical education. She is passionate about the provision of excellent health services to people in rural and remote Australia and training people to deliver these services.

  • Education leadership
  • Training post compliance
  • Training policy compliance
  • ME recruitment
  • Training activity performance reviews
  • Practice OSCE oversight
  • Completion of training
  • Recognition of prior learning
  • Training advisor meetings
  • GP tracks support

Qualifications:

FRACGP, BMBS, MPH, GCCE, BMus, BA

Hours:

Part time 0.6 FTE - Mon , Thu, Fri am

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Medical Educator
Darwin based GP employed by NTGPE to provide, design and participate in quality and contemporary education, training and support to GP registrars

Darwin based GP employed by NTGPE to provide, design and participate in quality and contemporary education, training and support to GP registrars