Cases Committees

We have two committees providing medical input and advice to assist with the claims management process:

  • Cases Committee (Western/Central) – for claims occurring in South Australia, the Northern Territory and Western Australia.
  • Cases Committee (Eastern) – for claims occurring in the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria and Queensland.
Eastern Cases Committee Members
Western Cases Committee Members
Dr Robyn Napier (Chair)
Dr Richard Barnett
A/Prof Michael Hollands
A/Prof Frank Martin
Dr Stephen Quain
Dr Nigel Symons
Dr Rod Moore (Chair)
A/Prof Max Baumwol
Dr Fiona Bettenay
Dr Reg Bullen
A/Prof Rosanna Capolingua
Dr Michael Gannon
Dr Tim Jeffrey
Dr Andrew Miller
Clinical Prof Allan Skirving
A/Prof David Watson
Prof Guy Van Hazel

Clinical Underwriting Committee

This Committee provides advice to management on risk assessment criteria, emerging trends in medicine, policy development, risk categorisation, pricing approach, and high-risk Member management.

Clinical Underwriting Committee non-staff members:

  • Dr Richard Barnett (Chair)
  • Dr Reg Bullen
  • Dr David Gilpin
  • Dr Rod Moore
  • Dr Beres Wenck

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committee

This Committee upholds MDA National’s responsibilities as a corporate citizen. Through this committee, we aim to:

  • support the mental health of medical practitioners and students
  • ensure doctors are supported in caring for patients with mental health issues
  • promote understanding and compassion within the medical community, starting with our own organisation
  • provide opportunities for MDA National to support a range of approved charitable activities.
Our CSR Committee non-staff member:
  • Dr Robyn Napier (Chair)