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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Medical Educator
SGL facilitation

Shivon trained with NTGPE for her FRACGP fellowship and now works as a medical educator.

Qualifications: MBBS, FRACGP

Hours: 0.2 FTE

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Registrar Liaison Officer
Siobhan works as RLO every Friday

Siobhan is originally from southern Victoria on the coast, and more recently completed postgraduate studies and junior doctor hospital years in Sydney. She moved to Darwin at the start of 2019 to commence GP training after being drawn to the Territory and remote medicine while doing her John Flynn student placements in the remote community of Nganmarriyanga (Palumpa, West Daly region). She is currently back out remote, living in Wurrumiyanga, Bathurst Island, but has also worked in mainstream. Siobhan works as RLO every Friday.

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ACRRM Medical Educator
TAs, SGL co-facilitation for Katherine and Gove registrar groups and support for ACRRM registrars

Qualifications: MBBS, FACRRM, Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education

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Cultural Educator
Elisabeth Heenan is a Tiwi woman from Milikapiti. Her skin group from her mother's side is Mullet and Nambidjimba (Coniston, Central Australia) on her father's side.
Darwin

Elisabeth Heenan is a Tiwi woman from Milikapiti community on the Tiwi Islands, where she spent her childhood growing up surrounded by a very large family. Her skin group from her mother’s side is Mullet and her skin name from her father’s side is Nambidjimba (her father being from Coniston, Central Australia). Elisabeth has spent a large portion of her life working in the health sector and has been working with GP registrars and other health professionals for NTGPE since November 2011 as a CE.

  • Cultural education
  • Cultural teaching visits
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Finance Support Officer
Casual Finance Support Officer
Darwin

Ishrat Islam is a casual finance support officer who works Wednesday to Friday (FTE 0.6)

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Pastoral Care Officer/Education Leadership Assistant
Janelle is part of the pastoral care team which provides support to GP registrars throughout their training journey.
Darwin

Janelle was the clinic manager at the Bagot Community Health Clinic in Darwin for five years, and worked there for a total of eight years. At NTGPE Janelle is part of the pastoral care team which provides support to GP registrars throughout their training journey. She remains very interested in Aboriginal health and community development and holds a Diploma in Community Service Management.

As of February 22, Janelle will also be undertaking duties of the Education Leadership Assistant, assisting the Director of Education, Director of Training, Executive Manager Education and Support and the team of medical educators.

  • Personal, workplace and training support
  • GP registrar wellbeing
  • Assisting the Director of Education, Director of Training, Executive Manager Education and Support and the team of medical educators.

Hours

Part time 0.8FTE (Mon, Wed, Thur & Fri)

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Director of Corporate Services
Jing is a Certified Practicing Accountant and has been in the Northern Territory for 8 years.
Darwin

Jing is a Certified Practicing Accountant and has been in the Northern Territory for 8 years. She has a history of working in the not for profit organisation and in accounting firms. Jing processes reimbursements, allowances and payments to external suppliers.

  • Accounts payables
  • Staff reimbursements
  • Travel allowances
  • GP Registrar’s subsidy claims
  • Teaching/Practice allowance payments

Qualifications

  • CPA

Hours

1.0 FTE

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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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Marketing & Communications Manager
Experience in the commercial sector means Kristal brings a contemporary approach to the branding and marketing styles of NTGPE.
Darwin

Experience in the commercial sector means Kristal brings a contemporary approach to the branding and marketing styles of NTGPE. Kristal strives to meet the communication and marketing needs of NTGPE and has a genuine interest in using her skills to improve remote health service delivery in the NT.

  • Marketing
  • Branding
  • Communications
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Supervisor and Practice Accreditation Manager
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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AMSANT/NTGPE Project Liaison Officer
Lavina is the AMSANT and NTGPE Project Liaison Officer
Darwin

Lavina Murray grew up in Tennant Creek, her clan group is Warlmanpa/Wambaya through her mother, she also has ties from the Barkly Tablelands up through to Borroloola through her father. Lavina spent 20 years working in the area of justice, assisting Indigenous clients navigate their way through the criminal justice system. She spent 10 years in the Berrimah Prison and Darwin Correctional Centre advocating on behalf of Indigenous inmates and assisting them to prepare for life beyond incarceration. Lavina has worked with the cultural education team since October 2019 in her role as the AMSANT/NTGPE Project Liaison Officer.

Lavina has previously worked with North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) and Katherine Regional Aboriginal Legal Aid Service (KRALAS)  and has a great deal of knowledge and experience working with Aboriginal people in the NT.

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Supervisor and Practice Accreditation and Corporate Support Officer
Lisa takes on the dual roles of Supervisor and Practice Accreditation and Corporate Support Officer
Darwin

Lisa takes on the dual roles of Supervisor and Practice Accreditation and Corporate Support Officer