Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Committee

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Committee (ATSIHC) was established to strengthen the RACP’s capacity to develop a coordinated College approach to improving the health and social outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia.

Read the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Committee By-law (PDF).

Key initiatives

Indigenous Strategic Framework
Indigenous Strategic Framework

From 2018 to 2028, we're developing and implementing strategic initiatives to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Multi generation aboriginal family
Medical Specialist Access Framework

A guide developed for the health sector stakeholders to promote and support equitable access to specialist care for Australia's Indigenous peoples.


ATSIHC Aboriginal artwork launch ATSIHC members at the unveiling of the commissioned painting 'Healing Place' by Aboriginal artist Riki Salam.
(L-R) Dr Andrew Hutchinson, Dr Naru Pal, Dr Angela Titmuss, Dr Angela Dos Santos, A/Prof Luke Burchill, Prof Noel Hayman.

Committee members

Associate Professor Luke Burchill, Chair

Dr Angela Titmuss, Deputy Chair

Professor Niki Ellis, College Policy and Advocacy Council Chair

Dr Dawn Casey PSM, NACCHO Representative

Associate Professor Phillip Mills, Community Representative

Dr Angela Dos Santos

Professor Noel Hayman

Dr Andrew Hutchinson

Dr Naru Pal

Dr Simon Quilty

Dr Melissa Carroll, Trainee Representative

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