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Rural Policy Advocacy Group (RPAG)

1. PURPOSE

This Terms of Reference defines the activities for the Rural Policy Advocacy Group as a policy and advocacy working group, reporting into the Policy and Advocacy Committee (PAC) on all matters relating to Rural and Remote Health in Medical Administration.

2. OBJECTIVES

RPAG is a PAC Working group who:

3. FUNCTIONS

The RPAG will:

4. DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

5. COMPOSITION

5.1. Members of the Committee shall be appointed by the College Board and comprise:

5.2. PAC will be mindful of the importance of diversity and inclusiveness in RPAG members representation.

5.3. Co-opted Members

The RPAG may require the expertise of a person, or persons who can assist in its subject matter deliberations. The RPAG may co-opt members for a specified time and for a specified task, having endorsement from PAC.

5.4. Duration

Members shall be appointed for a term of three years and cannot serve more than two consecutive terms.

5.5. Meetings

6. REPORTING

6.1. Minuting and Reporting

Meetings shall be minuted and distributed to the membership for confirmation at the meetings. A report on issues and activities will be provided by the Chair, at each of PAC’s quarterly meetings.


Authorised by: The RACMA Board

Approval Date: December 2019

Review Date: December 2021

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