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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Senior HR Officer
Kerry is a human resource generalist responsible for managing day-to-day activities relating to the employment life cycle of all staff at NTGPE.
Darwin

Kerry is a human resource generalist responsible for managing day-to-day activities relating to the employment life cycle of all staff at NTGPE. Kerry has a broad knowledge of operations having started with the organisation in 2008. She is a proud member of the Reconciliation Action Plan Team and is committed to closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

  • Human resources
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Supervisor and Practice Accreditation Coordinator
Kylie coordinates the accreditation of training posts and the team of GP supervisors including mobile offices and GP supervisor professional development workshops.
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Education Leadership Assistant
Leah is the Education Leadership Assistant
Darwin, NT

Leah is responsible for assisting the Director of Training, Director of Education and the team of medical educators. Leah previously worked at NT Fire, Rescue and Emergency Services in several positions including the Executive Assistant to the NTFRES Executive Team.

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Supervisor and Practice Accreditation Officer
Lisa, in her role as supervisor and practice accreditation support officer, assists with the accreditation of training posts and supervisors...

Lisa, 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. She began working with NTGPE in 2012 and has a strong understanding of the entire organisation. This combined with attention to detail makes her a valuable team member.

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Central Australia Regional Coordinator
Lyndsey has a long history with NTGPE, starting with the organisation in 2013.
Alice Springs

Lyndsey has a long history with NTGPE, starting with the organisation in 2013. She is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Alice Springs Office as well as managing the NTGPE properties in Central Australia. Lyndsey feels strongly about closing the gap and has natural talents in coordinating NTGPEs involvement in events in Central Australia.

Hours

Part time: Mon, Tue & Wed.

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Service Desk Support Officer
Matthew is ‘Mr myGPcommunity’. Primarily he is responsible for maintaining support services to myGPcommunity – the learning platform for NTGPE.
Darwin

Matthew is ‘Mr myGPcommunity’. Primarily he is responsible for maintaining support services to myGPcommunity – the learning platform for NTGPE. Matthew is available to help with all queries and requests relating to the platform, including training new users in the how the system works.

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Finance Officer
Finance Officer

0.6FTE (Wed, Thu, Fri)

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Board Director – Skills based
Dorothy Morrison is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education.
Darwin, NT

Dorothy Morrison is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education. Her role oversights the operations of higher education and research, vocational education and training, alliance management with other agencies, projects and services as well as the performance, monitoring and reporting functions of the Institute.

Ms Morrison was the Chief Executive Officer for the Heart Foundation Northern Territory from 2008 – 2015 and has held other senior executive roles involving oversight of Indigenous education across the Northern Territory. She has significant experience across the health and education sectors in policy analysis and development; strategic, operational and business planning; and professional practice. Ms Morrison's work in the health and education sectors included the development of policies and plans in health promotion, public health, Indigenous health and Indigenous education.

Appointed: 21/05/2013

Qualifications: BA, DipContEd, MEd, GAICD

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Board Director – AMSANT member representative
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 19 years. Erin is the Program Manager at AMSANT, managing workforce policy, chronic disease workforce support, leadership and Digital Health 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 prior to AMSANT 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 & Project Management and is currently studying a Bachelor of Health Science through Charles Darwin University.

Appointed 28/04/2015

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Board Director – NT PHN member representative
Nicki was appointed to the position of CEO of Northern Territory PHN in October 2014. Nicki Herriot is a dynamic professional with a focus on leading teams to build an inclusive and high performing organisation.
Darwin, NT

Nicki was appointed to the position of CEO of Northern Territory PHN in October 2014. Nicki Herriot is a dynamic professional with a focus on leading teams to build an inclusive and high performing organisation. She brings to this role her expertise in leading organisational change, building capacity and strategic thinking. With a demonstrated talent in grasping core corporate strategic issues, Nicki is able to successfully develop effective, sustainable organisational solutions. She has previous held positions as Director Workforce Engagement for Queensland Transport and Main Roads.

Appointed: 25/08/2016

Qualifications: CAHRI, GAICD

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Travel & Housing 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 0.9FTE (Mon AM, Tues AM (PM remotely), Wed, Thu, Fri)

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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