Implementation Plan Advisory Group (IPAG)

The IPAG was established in September 2016 to provide a forum for government to work in partnership with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health leaders to review, assess and guide action under the Implementation Plan for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023 (Implementation Plan).

Page last updated: 27 March 2017

My Life, My Lead - Implementation Plan Advisory Group (IPAG) Consultation 2017

You can have your say in helping to shape the next Implementation Plan for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Health Plan 2013-2023, by taking part in the IPAG Consultation 2017.

Table of contents

About IPAG
Terms of Reference
Membership
Meeting dates
Media

About IPAG

Membership of IPAG includes representatives of the NHLF, the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, the Department of Health and the Prime Minister and Cabinet, the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Standing Committee (NATSIHSC) of the Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council (AHMAC) and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Indigenous experts on early childhood primary and acute care are also represented. Members agreed the social and cultural determinants of health are a key priority for action in the development of the next iteration of the Implementation Plan.

Terms of Reference

The roles and responsibilities are set out in the IPAG's Terms of Reference.

Membership

  • Ms Bobbi Campbell - Co-Chair IPAG, First Assistant Secretary, Indigenous Health Division, Department of Health
  • Mr Richard Weston - Co-Chair IPAG, CEO Healing Foundation, Chair of the National Health Leadership Forum (NHLF)
  • Ms Pat Turner - Member IPAG, CEO National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation.
  • Mr Pedro Stephen - Member IPAG, Chair of the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA)
  • Ms Donna Ah Chee - Member IPAG, Indigenous Early Childhood Expert, CEO Central Australian Aboriginal Congress
  • Dr Mark Wenitong - Member IPAG, Indigenous Acute Care Expert, Senior Medical Officer, Apunipima – Cape York Health Council
  • Ms Julie Tongs - Member IPAG, Indigenous Primary Health Care Expert, CEO Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service
  • Ms Kate Wallace - Member IPAG, Assistant Secretary, Health Programmes and Sector Development Branch, Department of Health
  • Mr Brendan Gibson - Member IPAG, Assistant Secretary, Community Safety and Policy Division, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Ms Danielle Aeuckens - Member IPAG, Senior Adviser, Health Branch, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Dr Fadwa Al-Yaman - Member IPAG, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Head of Indigenous and Children's Group

  • Ms Tanya McGregor - Member IPAG, Chair of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Standing Committee (NATSIHSC)
  • Ms Wendy Casey - Member IPAG, Deputy Chair of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Standing Committee (NATSIHSC)

Meeting dates

2016

  • 16 September 2016
  • 2 December 2016

2017

  • 28 February 2017

IPAG meeting dates for the remainder of 2017 will be made available following the February meeting.

Communiqués

Media

Contact

For further information, please contact the IPAG.Secretariat@health.gov.au.