Management Committees

Cases Committees

The Cases Committees provide 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
A/Prof Michael Hollands (Chair)
Dr Richard Barnett
A/Prof Anna Holdgate
Dr Marisa Magiros
Prof Frank Martin
Dr Martin McGee-Collett
Dr Stephen Quain
Dr Nigel Symons
Dr Rod Moore (Chair)
A/Prof Max Baumwol
Dr Fiona Bettenay
A/Prof Rosanna Capolingua
Dr Michael Gannon
Clinical Prof Guy van Hazel
Dr Andrew Miller
A/Prof Gerard Hardisty
A/Prof David Watson


Clinical Underwriting Committee

The Clinical Underwriting 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 members:

  • Dr David Gilpin (Chair)
  • Dr Andrew Perry
  • Dr Michael Gannon 
  • Dr Natalie Sumich
  • Dr Lily Vrtik
  • Dr Genevieve Yates


Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committee

The CSR Committee upholds MDA National’s responsibilities as a corporate citizen, and aims 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.