AFRM Policy & Advocacy Committee

The Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM) Policy and Advocacy Committee promotes rehabilitation principles in healthcare and the healthcare needs of people living with a disability.

We advocate for rehabilitation medicine across different healthcare settings and act as an authoritative body for consultation in on rehabilitation medicine policy and advocacy matters.

The Committee supports all AFRM Australia state and territory and Aotearoa New Zealand committees local advocacy activities.

Read the AFRM Policy and Advocacy Committee Terms of Reference (PDF) for more information.


Dr Richard Seemann, Chair and AFRM President-elect

Dr Jennifer Mann, AFRM President

Vacant, Rural and Remote representative

Dr Adam Scheinberg, Paediatric representative

Dr Sarah Leeder, Queensland representative

Dr Dawn Adair, Aotearoa New Zealand representative

Dr Brinda Thiruganam, Victoria/Tasmania representative

Dr Alexander Dennis, New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory representative

Dr Lachlan Crowder, Trainee representative

Dr Venugopal Kochiyil, South Australia/Northern Territory representative

Dr Stephanie Tang, Western Australia representative

Dr Angela Wills, Elected member

Contact us

Email the AFRM Policy and Advocacy Committee at

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