John Adie
John Adie

John is a New Zealand trained medical doctor who enthusiastically specialises in primary care. His clinical career has included training and working in EDs and rural general practices. In recent years he has worked and taken leadership roles in a Superclinic, in a Bunnings sized general practice, in large corporates and in Urgent Care Clinics. His current roles are as the Australian Convenor for the RNZCUC, as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of the Sunshine Coast and as a Medical Director for a General Practice group in Southeast Queensland.

Dr Jason Waddell
Dr Jason Waddell

Jason is a Specialist Pharmacist working with the Queensland Ambulance Service to ensure the quality use of medicines in the pre-hospital setting. He has worked in various roles in the health system, including clinical and management roles in public hospital pharmacy departments in a wide range of speciality areas. In 2021 he completed his PhD in pharmacy practice at the Queensland University of Technology.

Alecka Miles
Alecka Miles

Alecka is a Paramedic at a GP clinic and is the Course Coordinator of the postgraduate Community Paramedicine courses at Edith Cowan University (ECU) in Perth, Western Australia. She is a long-suffering Melbourne Demons fan and proud ‘Mumma’ to Poppy (6 years) and Hamish (4 years), a career highlight and her greatest achievement so far. Despite expressing her concerns about research being a ‘waste of time’ as student ambulance paramedic in Melbourne , she has since changed her tune and developed research interests community paramedicine and paramedic education. She has a Master degree in Emergency Health and is currently undertaking her PhD and looks forward to dressing like a professor from Harry Potter when she graduates.

Mitch Barnett
Mitch Barnett

Mitch has been a paramedic with the Queensland Ambulance Service for the past 7 years in the Logan district of South East Queensland. He is currently working on the critical care paramedic pod out of Woodridge station. He has completed both a bachelor's degree in paramedic science and a graduate diploma in Critical Care Paramedicine with distinction. Most recently Mitch has had experience working in both continual education and paramedic inductions. Outside of QAS Mitch has significant experience working in both film and tv and festival medicine and has been involved in multiple special deployment opportunities including the gulf of Carpentaria during the 2018 floods and to northern NSW during the most recent floods

Rachael Lucas
Rachael Lucas

Rachael has worked for the Queensland Ambulance Service for eleven years, including as a Critical Care Paramedic for the last four years in Metropolitan Brisbane. She also has experience as an Acting Clinical Support Officer providing education and support for staff. She is most passionate about mentoring Critical Care Paramedic interns, clinical development and leadership.

Rory Jackson
Rory Jackson

Rory is a Critical Care Paramedic with the Queensland Ambulance Service where he has worked for the last 15 years. During his career he has worked as a Critical Care Flight Paramedic, a Clinical Support Officer and is currently the Senior Clinical Educator for the Darling Downs region. Rory has also taken some time to work as a Paramedic with the London Ambulance Service. During his career he has been involved in a lot of pre-hospital births, which led him to become a Registered Midwife. During his time as a Midwife, he has worked at Logan hospital, The Royal Brisbane Hospital and has recently returned from six months working as a Midwife at the University Hospital in Reykjavik, Iceland.