Queensland Office

Welcome to the RANZCOG Queensland State Office page. 

The below Committees can be contacted via the general QLD State Office email: [email protected]

Queensland State Committee

2021 Meeting Dates: 23 February,  25 May, 24 August, 16 November

Committee Members

A/Prof Thangeswaran Rudra – Chair
Dr Senaka Abeysundera – Deputy Chair
Dr Tal Jacobson – RANZCOG Councillor Qld
Dr Gary Swift – RANZCOG Councillor Qld
Dr Ben Bopp – RANZCOG Board Member Qld
Dr Paul Conaghan – Chair, QLD TAC
Prof Caroline de Costa – Committee Member
Dr Mano Haran – Committee Member
Dr Kathy Saba – Committee Member
Dr Samantha Scheman – Regional Fellow Representative
Dr Helen Sherrell – Trainee Representative
Dr Ashleigh Smith  – Trainee Representative
Dr Ewen McPhee – Co-opted Member, Diplomate Representative

Ex-Officio (Voting):
Dr Vijay Roach – RANZCOG President
Vase Jovanoska – RANZCOG Chief Executive Officer 

College Staff (Non-voting):
Mel Pietsch – Head of Government Relations and National Offices
Sylvia Williamson – Committee Coordinator, Member Engagement Lead, QLD State Office
Laura Grummitt – Member Engagement Coordinator, QLD State Office

Queensland Training Accreditation Committee

2021 Meeting Dates:  29 March, 12 July, 18 October, 29 November

Committee Members

Dr Paul Conaghan – Chair (Mater Mothers' Hospital)
Dr Elize Bolton – Committee Member (Bundaberg Hospital)
Dr Lindsay Cochrane – Committee Member (Caboolture Hospital)
Dr Rebecca Wright – Committee Member (Cairns Hospital)
Dr Luke Waldrip – Committee Member (Gold Coast University Hospital)
Dr Saliya Ovitigalage  – Committee Member (Hervey Bay Hospital)
Dr Mayooran Veerasingham – Committee Member (Ipswich Hospital)
Dr Huba Brezovsky  – Committee Member (Logan Hospital)
Dr Louis MacPherson – Committee Member (QEII Hospital)
Dr Nadja Hilwig – Committee Member (Mackay Hospital)
A/Prof Edward Weaver – Committee Member (Sunshine Coast University Hospital)
Dr Karen Baker – Committee Member (Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital)
Dr Graeme Jackson – Committee Member (Redcliffe Hospital)
Dr Mamta Vyas – Committee Member (Redcliffe Hospital)
Dr Piratheepan Kandasamy – Committee Member (Redland Hospital)
Dr Peter Ganter – Committee Member (Rockhampton Hospital)
Dr Senaka Abeysundera – Committee Member (Toowoomba Hospital)
Dr Kavitha Vangilli – Committee Member (Townsville hospital)
Dr Helen Sherrell – Trainee Representative
Dr Ashleigh Smith – Trainee Representative


More information

RANZCOG Queensland State Office
Suite 2, Level 2
56 Little Edward Street
Spring Hill QLD 4000
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Phone: +61 7 3252 3073
Email: [email protected]
Training[email protected]
Events[email protected]


Member Engagement Lead: Sylvia Williamson
Member Engagement Coordinator: Laura Grummitt

Trainee Representatives

Meet your trainee representatives

Email: [email protected]




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