All three resolutions were passed at the RACGP AGM, along with the formal handover of a new board and president.
The proposed amendments to the RACGP Charter received strong support at last night’s 65th Annual General Meeting (AGM), with 85.29% of 1577 votes in favor.
The RACGP Board said the constitutional amendment, which requires 75% support, is necessary to facilitate the expansion of the activities the university undertakes, including professional-led training and the establishment of an independent Northern Territory faculty. was saying
RACGP CEO Paul Wappett welcomed the final result.
“It was a really positive result for RACGP,” he said. News GP.
“In particular, the establishment of a Northern Territory Faculty was approved, which will enable the organization to better serve the unique and complex interests of its members in the Northern Territory.”
Apart from the constitutional amendment, members also supported resolutions confirming director compensation (72.77%) and president compensation (77.23%).
As a result, the 15 RACGP Trustees will receive a total of $1,053,761 in compensation for fiscal years 2023-24, while the presidential compensation cap for fiscal years 2022-23 is set at $240,000.
“It is truly a pleasure to have our members comprehensively support the remuneration of our Directors. Conclusion of the session.
In addition to the AGM voting process and results, changes to the RACGP Board of Directors have been confirmed and the 65th RACGP Board has been finalized.
- Christine Nixon Ends Term as Chair of RACGP Board; Dr. Lara Roeske Elected as New Chair
- Dr. Bruce Willett Re-elected as RACGP Vice President
- Associate Professor Charlotte Hespe was re-elected as Chair of the People, Culture, Nominations and Remuneration Committee and will remain Chair of RACGP NSW&ACT.
- RACGP SA Chair Dr. Danny Byrne Expires Term and Replaced by Dr. Sian Goodson
- RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Commissioner Professor Peter O’Mara Expires Term and Will Be Replaced by Dr Karen Nicholls
- Dr. Sam Heard – Appointed Interim RACGP NT Chair
- Martin Walsh-Scott King Appointed Independent Director and Chairman of Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee
- Dr. Michael Sanford Elected to Co-Elected Independent Director to Fill Kristin Nixon’s Co-Elected Role
Outgoing RACGP President Adjunct Professor Karen Price also completed her term and gave an inspiring final speech as President.
“I want to thank so many people on the board. Without them, my presidency wouldn’t have been possible,” she said.
‘I [also] I am thrilled with the results of AGM.
New President Dr. Nicole Higgins officially assumed her role at the same event and delivered a maiden speech to thank her family for sitting front row, to thank the resigning Board of Directors, and to welcome the new Board members. was used.
“This is a humbling experience,” she said.
“We want a university that everyone can be proud of. General practice is the solution to Australia’s health crisis. We are the engine that keeps the system running.
“The revival of general practice training ushers in a new era – member-centric and our profession first.
Dr. Higgins said it’s time to let go of the past, pledging to serve as president “with integrity, humility and enthusiasm,” but it’s also time to “reflect on the lessons we’ve been taught.”
“I look forward to working with you,” she said.
RACGP’s 65th Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held at GP22Thursday, November 24, at 4:30 p.m.
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