Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network Board
The Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network covers areas including the Riverland and the Murray River, Lakes and Coorong areas in South Australia, extending east to the Victorian border. This area includes the towns and surrounds of Renmark, Paringa, Berri, Barmera, Waikerie, Loxton, Pinnaroo, Lameroo, Karoonda, Mannum, Murray Bridge, Tailem Bend and Meningie.
The governing board is responsible and accountable to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing for local decision making.
The role of the Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network governing board includes setting strategies and priorities for health services in the region, as well as ensuring the LHN achieves the performance indicators in its Service Agreement.
Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network Governing Board Chair
Dr Peter Joyner
Dr Peter Joyner is self employed as a general practitioner (GP) in Mannum. In 2007, Country Health SA brought in active GPs into its administration and Peter was appointed as the first GP Consultant covering the area of emergency medicine. In 2009, he became the first GP employed as Director Emergency Services for Country Health SA.
Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network Governing Board Members
Elaine Ashworth's background is in physiotherapy and she has spent many years working in a range of clinical and management positions in Victoria, Tasmania, Queensland, the Northern Territory, South Australia and the UK.
Claudia Goldsmith has a career based on a mix of non-executive director board positions and management consultancy focussing on financial management, governance reviews and risk identification and management.
Shane Mohor has held the position of CEO of the Aboriginal Health Council of SA Ltd (AHCSA) and has been with the AHCSA since November 2010. AHCSA is the peak body for the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health and Substance Misuse Services across South Australia. Shane is a heavily invested in ensuring an Aboriginal perspective is at the forefront of all planning.
Melanie Ottaway is an experienced executive manager with a demonstrated history of working in the not-for-profit organisation management industry.
Fred Toogood is a former small business owner and elected member of the Rural City of Murray Bridge. Fred has strong community connections and previous health governance experience which are seen as beneficial for the governing board.
If you would like to contact the RMC LHN board, please e-mail Health.RMCOCEOAuthorisations@sa.gov.au.
Monthly Board Meetings
- 31 October 2019 — Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network Governing Board Agenda (PDF 323KB)
- 26 September 2019 — Riverland Mallee Coorong Governing Board Agenda (PDF 59KB)
- 29 August 2019 — Riverland Mallee Coorong Governing Board Agenda (PDF 51KB)
- 25 July 2019 — Riverland Mallee Coorong Governing Board Agenda (PDF 57KB)
31 October 2019 - Riverland Mallee Coorong Governing Board Minutes (PDF 365KB)
- 26 September 2019 - Riverland Mallee Coorong Governing Board Minutes (PDF 120KB)
29 August 2019 - Riverland Mallee Coorong Governing Board Minutes (PDF 421KB)
- 25 July 2019 - Riverland Mallee Coorong Governing Board Minutes (PDF 675KB)