• 15th Jul 2021

Expressions of Interest: Member Committees, Advisory Committees and Special Interest Groups

The Board is calling for Expressions of Interests (EOI) for the following Member Committees, Advisory Committees and Special Interest Groups.

These committees / groups form a vital part of the College's member engagement and representative structure, allowing knowledgeable and highly engaged members to support the College to achieve its strategic objectives.

Links to the EOI forms are below in the committee / group detail.

EOIs close on Friday, 30th July.

Member Committees

Vacant positions: members

Scope: Jurisdictional - NZ, VIC, QLD, NT, SA, WA, TAS, NSW/ACT

Key objectives:

  1. To provide a representative voice for each jurisdiction to inform and advise the College on member and jurisdictional needs, and
  2. To facilitate member service delivery, including professional development seminars and targeted member activities.

To apply click here

Advisory Committees

Vacant positions: members

Scope: Clinical Standards, Research, Professional Standards, Education, Student.

Clinical Standards:

  • Responsible for developing and providing advice on clinical quality, evidence informed clinical governance and patient safety across paramedicine. The Committee works in collaboration with existing organisational governance systems and seeks opportunities to benchmark best practice for the delivery of safe, quality and appropriate care in the paramedic profession.


  • Responsible for all areas relating to the facilitation and development of high quality, original research across topics of importance for paramedicine, with an emphasis on supporting the profession’s development in areas where research is lacking.

Professional Standards:

  • Responsible for all areas related to developing and maintaining a credible and sustainable profession through stakeholder engagement and the setting of standards in relation to professional behaviours, practices and relationships.


  • Responsible for ensuring College education content is best practice and, where possible, evidence based, making the College the leading paramedic education provider in Australasia.

Student Committee:

  • Responsible for all areas relating ot the engagement, development and transition of undergraduate student paramedics.
  • NOTE: Must be a current undergraduate student.

Key Objectives:

  1. To provide strategic and operational advice and leadership in relation to the committee’s area of expertise to the College, and
  2. To facilitate opportunities / development / position statements in relation to the committee’s area of expertise.

Note: Advisory Committees are organisation-wide covering all jurisdictions.

To apply click here

Special Interest Groups

Vacant positions: members

Scope: Paramedic Wellbeing; Paramedic Specialist and Practitioner; Clinical Fellowship; Clinical Practice Guidelines; Rural, Remote and Community Paramedicine; First Nations

Paramedic Wellbeing:

  • Responsible for addressing paramedic wellbeing matters of concern, monitoring the development of, and signposting, appropriate evidence informed wellbeing and mental health resources to support ACP members.

Paramedic Specialist and Practitioner:

  • Responsible for defining the role of Paramedic Specialists and Practitioners and identifying opportunities, roles, pathways and collaborations for Paramedic Specialists and Practitioners.

Clinical Fellowship:

  • Responsible for developing a draft proposal regarding the creation of a clinical fellowship for paramedics across Australasia. The clinical fellowship will be a structured framework to recognise and formalise the ongoing clinical and experiential learning of paramedics that builds on and compliments tertiary educational pathways.

Clinical Practice Guidelines:

  • Responsible for cultivating and promoting excellence in the development of clinical practice guidelines in the field of paramedicine.

Rural, Remote and Community Paramedicine:

  • Responsible for working with the College and external bodies to advocate for rural, remote and community paramedics and paramedicine in Australasia.

First Nations:

  • Responsible for working with the College to advocate for and support First Nations Peoples paramedics and their progress in paramedicine. 

Key Objectives:

  1. To provide advice and direction to the College on all matters relating to the SIG's area of expertise.

To apply click here

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