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The President has overall responsibility for ensuring that the College is setting and achieving its objectives. The President represents the College on both a formal and informal basis, at many for a, including at State and Territory level. The President also represents the College on the Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges (CPMC) which brings all the major specialty colleges together to discuss matters of mutual concern.

The College President serves for a term of three years. The following persons have been College Presidents.

1968-70 Dr W E Langford VIC
1970-72 Dr C J Cummins NSW
1972-74 Dr B Nicholson SA
1974-76 Dr S J H Shepherd VIC
1976-78 Dr H Kramer NSW
1978-80 Dr W T McCoy SA
1980-82 Dr R C Webb VIC
1982-84 Dr R G McEwin NSW
1984-86 Dr I R Vanderfield NSW
1986-88 Dr J G Golledge QLD
1988-90 Dr B J Kearney SA
1990-92 Dr P J Brennan WA
1992-94 Dr C V Wellington VIC
1994-96 Dr J Alexander NSW
1996-98 Dr M R (Taffy) Jones VIC
1998-00 Dr M Jelly SA
2000-02 Dr J Sparrow TAS
2002-04 Dr S Devanesen VIC
2004-06 Dr P Montgomery WA
2006-08 Prof G Frost NSW
2008-10 Dr D Rankin NZ
2010-12 Dr R Boyd NSW
2012-15 Dr L Gruner VIC
2015- Prof Michael Cleary QLD



The Vice-President supports the President in ensuring that the College is achieving its goals.

The Chair Finance & Audit Committee is responsible for the financial management of the College.

The Chair Education & Training Committee has responsibility for the education program.

The Censor in Chief has responsibility for College all assessment and is Chair of the Board of Censors. The Constitution allows for a person to be appointed to the post of Censor-in-Chief without necessarily being a Director.

The following persons have occupied this important position:

1968-75 Sir William Refshauge ACT
1975-78 Dr R McEwin NSW
1978-83 Dr T Wood NSW
1983-86 Dr S Sax ACT
1986-89 Dr B Kearney SA
1989-92 Dr J Alexander NSW
1992-95 Dr P Southgate WA
1995-99 Dr J Campbell NSW
1999-05 Dr G Frost NSW
2005-10 Dr L Gruner VIC
2010-13 Dr L Lee NSW
2013 - Dr A Sandford TAS



The Chair Continuing Education Committee has responsibility for the continuing education program. The Constitution allows for a person to be appointed to the post of Censor-in-Chief without necessarily being a Director.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 April 2017 14:46