College Representation

The College provides a voice for infection prevention and control and contributes to a wider health agenda through representation on a number of external committees and working groups.
The process for representation is via formal appointment by the College Executive Management Team

List of ACIPC Representatives

  • National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce
    Associate Professor Phil Russo
  • (IPC) Frontline Healthcare Workers’ Consultation
    Claire Nayda
  • Infection Control Expert Group (ICEG) advising the Chief Medical Officer on COVID-19
    Associate Professor Phil Russo
  • COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy coalition
    ACIPC Presidents – Signing of open letter
  • No fault vaccine injury compensation
    ACIPC Presidents – Signing of letter to the Minister for Health
  • ACHS Australasian Clinical Indicator Report
    Dr Peta-Anne Zimmerman, Dr Sally Havers, Dianne Smith
  • Dental Board of Australia Guidelines for infection control – feedback
    Kylie Robb
  • Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM) Joint Review of Guidelines for Producing Ultrasound Transducers
    Marija Juraja
  • HE-011 Sharps and Healthcare Related Wastes
    Sue Aiktins
  • Review of Australasian Health Facility Guidelines
    ACIPC Practice Guidance Committee
  • 2021/22 Post Budget Briefing
    Professor Marilyn Cruickshank
  • Standards Australia Working Group SF-006 Eye and face protection
    Helen Truscott
  • Gastroenterological Society of Australia Infection Control Expert Group
    Sue Grieg
  • Global Health Alliance Australia
    Professor Marilyn Cruickshank
  • The International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC)
    Professor Marilyn Cruickshank
  • Australian Strategic and Technical Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance (ASTAG)
    Professor Marilyn Cruickshank
  • Healthcare Associated  Infection  Advisory  Committee  of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality on Health Care
    Professor Marilyn Cruickshank
  • National Hand Hygiene Advisory Committee
    Wendy Beckingham
  • Confederation of Nursing and Midwives Organisations, Global Health Alliance Australia (CoNNMO)
    Professor Marilyn Cruickshank
  • Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN)
    Dr Peta-Anne Zimmerman
  • Australian Commission on Quality and Safety in Health Care review of Preventing and Controlling Infections Standard (2021)
  • Dr Stephane Bouchoucha
  • Australian Commission on Quality and Safety in Health Care working group for Peripheral Venous Access Clinical care standard (2019-2020)
    Dr Stephane Bouchoucha
  • Second WHO Western Pacific Region Partners’ Forum
    Ann Whitfield