Expressions of Interest: Health Advisory Groups

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Number: A22/2017

Date: 5 May 2017

Relevant: CI and CKI

Topic: Expressions of Interest: Health Advisory Groups

Senator the Hon Fiona Nash, Minister for Local Government and Territories, announced the establishment of a Health Advisory Group for each of Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands during her March 2017 visit to the islands.

The Advisory Groups will provide advice to the Indian Ocean Territories Health Service and the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development on the delivery of health services in the territories.

The Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development is seeking Expressions of Interest from members of the community who are willing to volunteer their time and are committed to the continued delivery of high quality health services.

Each Advisory Group will comprise of six members and will be chaired by me. The Advisory Groups will meet quarterly.

If you are interested in joining an Advisory Group, please read the Expression of Interest information package, which is also available in hard copy from the Indian Ocean Territories Administration or the Health Service on Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. An application form is included in the information package.

Applications close at 5:00pm local (island) time, Friday, 26 May 2017

Barry Haase
Administrator
Indian Ocean Territories