GPRA leadership team

GPRA is the voice for GP trainees in the GP sector. We are the only independent organisation protecting the rights of GP trainees

As the peak national representative body for the next generation of general practitioners in Australia, we advocate for our members in both the general practice sector and with the government on issues that matter to GP trainees.

General Practice Registrars Australia Ltd. is registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).

GPRA board members

Dr Karyn Matterson

Dr Karyn Matterson is a specialist General Practitioner, with a further Fellowship in advanced rural training (FARGP-RG) with extended skills in Emergency Medicine…

Mrs Nicki Herriot

Nicki is an experienced non-executive Director, being a graduate of the AICD. Whilst in the Northern Territory she was a non-executive Director for Northern Territory General Practice Education …

Mr Xander Alpherts

Xander is a partner at Deloitte specialising in mergers and acquisitions. Xander leads the healthcare M&A team at Deloitte and has a personal and professional interest in the sector…

Dr Siobhan Hensey

Siobhan Hensey is a newly fellowed GP, living and working in the Northern Territory…

Dr Kate McCabe-Simon

Dr Kate McCabe-Simon is a recent Fellow and a Senior Regional Medical Educator with RACGP in Victoria

Dr Juliet Smith

Dr Juliet Smith is a fellowed GP in Brisbane, who currently works in both an Aboriginal Medical Service and a Dermatology clinic…

Dr Chris Dickie

Dr Chris Dickie is a GP registrar working in New South Wales. Having graduated from the University of St Andrews and the University of Glasgow in Scotland…

Mr Mark Grey

Mr Mark Grey has 25 years of experience as a chief executive officer and company director...

GPRA executive leadership

Jo-anne Chapman
Chief Executive Officer

Jo-anne is responsible for the overall working of the organisation and works closely with the GPRA Board, key stakeholders and government…

Professor Michael Kidd AM
GPRA network patron

Professor Michael Kidd AO, FAHMS, MBBS, MD, DCCH, FRACGP, FAICD is an internationally recognised primary care and public health clinician, researcher and clinician leader…

Committees, governing, and management

Regular meetings of the Board, the Nominations and Remuneration Committee and the Finance, Audit and Risk Management (FARM) Committee ensure that the Board is fully informed and best able to give direction to management.

The GPRA Advisory Council reports to the Board
GPRA is governed by a constitution