Our Committees

Osteopathy Australia welcomes members to participate in our wide-ranging, representative committees. We are very fortunate to have experienced clinicans and profession leaders share their knowledge in discussions and projects, which continue to grow the awareness of osteopathy in Australia and around the world. 

Please contact us to connect with committee members.

The Engagement Committee was formed to create a closer link between clinicans and the staff here at Osteopathy Australia, through effective public relations highlighting the great work the profession provides to the general public. Communicating via email, teleconference and face-to-face, the committee is reactive and ever-evolving, as its importance to the growth of osteopathy in Australia continues to develop.

With the shifting forms of media attraction, the EC now extends its focus to Social Media and changing forms of traditional media.

 Engagement Committee 

Claire Richardson (Chair) VIC
Jason Stone VIC
Christopher Reeves VIC
Geetha Soosay VIC
Ashvin Sangha VIC
Antony Nicholas  Osteopathy Australia
Rachel Baker Osteopathy Australia 

 

The Education Committee was established to review education standards within the profession and explore strategies to improve clinical and business knowledge and skills.

Education Committee

Raymond Blaich NSW
Kevin Finnan NSW
Ann Lu QLD
Anna Mangan TAS
Kerrin Sullivan  VIC
Antony Nicholas - CEO Osteopathy Australia
Peter Tzanis - Education Osteopathy Australia 

The Sports Committee is made up of practice leaders who have been merit-selected for their skills, background and achievements in sports clinical practice. Using their significant abilities, knowledge and experience, they work with us to roll out clinical initiatives and support for our members.

Sports Osteopathy CPG Leadership Committee

Greg Dea (Titled Sports Physiotherapist) VIC
Bruce Duncan VIC
Damien Guengerich VIC
Tina Maio VIC
Carl Ridgeway VIC
Jason Stone VIC
Peter Lalli - Senior Policy Officer, Clinical Excellence Osteopathy Australia

 

The Exercise Based Rehabilitation Committee is made up of practice leaders who have been merit-selected for their skills, background and achievements in exercise rehabilitative practice. Using their significant abilities, knowledge and experience, they work with us to roll out clinical initiatives and support for our members.

Exercise Based Rehabilitation (CPG) Leadership Committee 

Mia Brown VIC
Sam Brown QLD
Daniel Comerford  VIC
Paul Hermann VIC
Stephen King  VIC
Cathryn Leszczynski VIC
Peter Lalli - Senior Policy Officer, Clinical Excellence Osteopathy Australia

 

The Occupational Health Committee is made up of practice leaders who have been merit-selected for their skills, background and achievements in occupational health practice. Using their significant abilities, knowledge and experience, they work with us to roll out clinical initiatives and support for members.

Occupational Health (CPG) Leadership Committee 

Jessica Bowman VIC
Alice England VIC
Josephine Bayles VIC
Dr John Parkes - 
Occupational & Environmental Physician, CSC
VIC
Heath Williams  VIC
Peter Lalli - Senior Policy Officer, Clinical Excellence Osteopathy Australia

 

Pain management osteopaths focus on identifying and managing underlying causes of ongoing or persistent pain, which may be maintained through complex physiological and neurological factors unique to each person. Using their significant skills, knowledge and experience, our Pain Management (CPG) Leadership Committee works with us to roll out clinical initiatives and support for members.

Pain Management (CPG) Leadership Committee 

Pamela Dennis TAS
Kaye Frankcom (Clinical Psychologist) VIC
John Littleton (Registered Psychologist) NSW
Michael Fleischmann VIC
Michael Mullholland NSW
Terry Stewart NSW
Peter Lalli - Senior Policy Officer, Clinical Excellence Osteopathy Australia

 

The Paediatric Committee is made up of practice leaders who have been merit-selected for their skills, background and achievements in paediatric practice. Using their significant abilities, knowledge and experience, they work with us to roll out clinical initiatives and support for members.

Paediatrics (CPG) Leadership Committee

Melinda Banks NSW
Julie Fendall NSW
Tink Gee TAS
Emily Jones VIC
Peter Lalli (Senior Policy Officer - Clinical Excellence Osteopathy Australia

 

Osteopathy Australia Partners

We work with these complementary key organisations as an essential part
of providing high quality healthcare for Australians.

SA Worksafe
ESSA
Pain Australia
Better Pain Management
Red Cross Australia
Victoria University
AHPRA
Wentworth Advantage
Insurance Commission of WA
Brooks Shoes
VIC Worksafe
Medicare
Sleepmaker
Workcover WA
HICAPS
Worksafe ACT
Guild Insurance
Kymdan
TAC VIC
FlexEze
NT Worksafe
Physitrack
National Rural Health Alliance
NSW SIRA
TAS Workcover
VIVOBAREFOOT
SCU
AHPA
MAIB
OBA
OIA
MAIC QLD
Arthritis Australia
AOAC
MAC SA
NSW Workcover
Member Advantage
Associations Forum
Health Workforce Australia
DVA
QLD Worksafe
RMIT University