Our people

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Passionate, skilled and innovative

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

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 about 45 full time staff and a 15 casual medical educators and assessors.

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Director
Erin has been working in the Aboriginal health sector for over 17 years. Erin is the Program Manager at AMSANT, managing workforce policy, chronic disease
Darwin, NT

Erin is an Aboriginal woman from Darwin and has been working in the Aboriginal health sector for over 17 years. Erin is the Program Manager at AMSANT, managing workforce policy, chronic disease workforce support, leadership and eHealth for AMSANT and its members. Before taking on the Program Manager role, Erin worked in the Workforce Policy Officer position at AMSANT working nationally and regionally on workforce policy and projects and supporting AMSANT members on relevant workforce issues.

Other previous roles included working at Danila Dilba Health Service and the Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health, mainly in executive support, education & training and governance roles. Erin holds tertiary qualifications in Business and Project Management and is currently studying a Bachelor of Health Science through Charles Darwin University.

Appointed 28/04/2015

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Director
Nicki is CEO of Northern Territory PHN. Nicki has held senior executive positions in both human resources and corporate functions.
Darwin, NT

Nicki is CEO of Northern Territory PHN. With a background in human resources (including attraction and retention) Nicki has held senior executive positions in both human resources and corporate functions.

Appointed: 25/08/2016

Qualifications: CAHRI, MAIM, MAICD

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Corporate Travel Coordinator
Narelle has a strong background in corporate travel and accommodation which is a good fit because NTGPE travel a lot!
Darwin

Narelle has a strong background in corporate travel and accommodation which is a good fit because NTGPE travel a lot! Narelle is responsible for arranging travel for staff and program participants and has a knack for creating order out of chaos. Her shift from a busy travel agency environment to the non-commercial sector has proven successful as Narelle has been employed with NTGPE since 2012.

  • Staff travel
  • Accommodation

Hours

Part time 0.8FTE (Tue remotely & Wed, Thu, Fri)

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NTGPE / AMSANT Liaison Officer
Normie is a Kuku Yalanji man from Cairns, Queensland and has family links to the Borroloola/Gulf of Carpentaria region of the Northern Territory.
Darwin

Normie is a Kuku Yalanji man from Cairns, Queensland and has family links to the Borroloola/Gulf of Carpentaria region of the Northern Territory. He is responsible for expanding the training support of Indigenous health training terms for GP registrars; a joint initiative between NTGPE and AMSANT. Normie has extensive experience working in health, community engagement and media.

  • Indigenous health training
  • AMSANT engagement
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Cultural Educator
Patricia Nungala Rankine’s clan group is Warlpiri/Kaditji and she also has connections with the Anmatjerra tribe around the Ti-Tree area in Central Australia.
Darwin

Patricia Nungala Rankine’s clan group is Warlpiri/Kaditji and she also has connections with the Anmatjerra tribe around the Ti-Tree area in Central Australia. She has an important role providing Indigenous cultural education to training program participants and brings valuable knowledge of Indigenous culture and tradition from Central Australia specifically. Her calm, determined attitude is an asset to the organisation, and she has been with NTGPE since 2011.

  • Cultural education
  • Cultural teaching visits
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Director
Professor Paul Worley is currently Dean of Medicine at Flinders University. A practicing rural and general practitioner, he was a founding Chairman of Sturt Fleurieu General Practice Education
Darwin, NT

Professor Paul Worley is currently Dean of Medicine at Flinders University. A practicing rural and general practitioner, he was a founding Chairman of Sturt Fleurieu General Practice Education and Training and a long standing Director of the Rural Health Education Foundation.

Appointed: 31/01/2012

Qualifications: MBBS, PhD, MBA, FACCRM, FRACGP, DObstRANZCOG

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Director
Professor Sue Carthew is Provost and Vice President at Charles Darwin University (CDU). Until July 2016, she was Pro Vice Chancellor of the Faculty of Engineering, Health, Science and the Environment
Darwin, NT

Professor Sue Carthew is Provost and Vice President at Charles Darwin University (CDU). Until July 2016, she was Pro Vice Chancellor of the Faculty of Engineering, Health, Science and the Environment where she oversaw four higher education schools and several research centres / institutes. She previously held positions of Head of School and Head of Discipline at the University of Adelaide. During her 20 plus years as an Academic Educator, she has been involved on a number of boards and government committees, mostly related to environmental policy and management.

Appointed: 21/05/2013

Qualifications: BSc, PhD, MAICD

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GP Registrar Support Officer
Rachel sits in a team of four who are tasked with the administration and coordination of the GP registrar program.
Darwin

Rachel sits in a team of four who are tasked with the administration and coordination of the GP registrar program. She is the first point of contact for topics relating to workshops and orientation. Rachel is in charge of the administration for StOSCE, AGPT forms and Medicare provider numbers, as well as assisting in other elements of the program.

  • Workshops and orientations
  • AGPT forms
  • StOSCE
  • Medicare provider numbers

Hours:

Part time 0.9 FTE (Tues, Wed, Thu & Fri)

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Senior Cultural Educator
Richard Fejo is a Larrakia traditional owner from Darwin on his father to grandfather’s line and Warramungu from the Tennant Creek region on his mother’s line.

Richard Fejo is a Larrakia traditional owner from Darwin on his father to grandfather’s line and Warramungu from the Tennant Creek region on his mother’s line. He manages the team of cultural educators at NTGPE, and is involved in developing, organising and delivering cultural education. Richard‘s skill and experience in Indigenous cultural education and how that influences the doctor patient relationship are an important asset.

  • Cross cultural training
  • Reflective case presentations
  • Cultural teaching visits
  • Cultural immersion camps
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GP Registrar Program Manager (ACRRM & AGPT Administration)
Silvia and Susie jointly share in the role of GPR program manager. Her background is in project management and has some 20 years experience in this area.
Darwin

Silvia and Susie jointly share in the role of GPR program manager. Her background is in project management and has some 20 years experience in this area. Originally from Italy, Silvia has a special interest in languages and cross-cultural communication. She is responsible for a broad range of areas relating to GP registrar training and is the line manager for the GPR support team members who work in the areas of:

  • Recognition of prior learning
  • Training advice meetings
  • External clinical teaching visits
  • Cultural teaching visits
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Supervisor and Practice Accreditation Coordinator
Sinead coordinates the accreditation of training posts and the team of GP supervisors including mobile offices and GP supervisor professional development workshops.
Darwin, NT

Sinead coordinates the accreditation of training posts and the team of GP supervisors including mobile offices and GP supervisor professional development workshops.

  • GP supervisors accreditation and support
  • Training post accreditation
  • Mobile Office
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GP Registrar Support Officer
Sophie is responsible for the administration and coordination of the GP Registrar Program.
Darwin

Sophie is responsible for the administration and coordination of the GP Registrar Program. Sophie's primarily role is to support small group learning, myGPcommunity mandatory tasks and the placement process. Sophie‘s background in travel and hospitality has her well equipped to multi-task while maintaining an excellent customer service oriented work ethic.

  • Small Group Learning
  • Mandatory Term Tasks
  • GP registrar Placement Process