Get involved! Current public consultations and volunteer opportunities

Participate in consultations, become an ACM committee member or representative, engage with us on a variety of projects and take part in shaping the future of maternity care and midwifery in Australia! Everything you need to know about current public consultations and volunteering opportunities at ACM can be found on this page.

Have a say: take part in our public consultations!

We undertake consultations with members and the wider community when developing position statements, policies and guidelines, submissions and other projects. When consultations are open for input, information about how to take part can be found here. When consultations are closed, the resulting work will be published on this website.Photo by DESIGNECOLOGIST on Unsplash

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Volunteer and engage with us!

Take a look at our volunteer opportunities below and apply!

  1.  MIDWIFERY PRACTICE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (MPAC) - Seeking members!

(Applications close on 12 December)

 

The purpose of the ACM Midwifery Practice Advisory Committee (MPAC) is to provide advice and make recommendations to the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) on matters relating to midwifery practice. See the Midwifery Practice Advisory Committee Terms of Reference.

Consult our EOI here and apply before 12 December 2018 by addressing the selection criteria and sending a short CV to hanoem.wijaya@midwives.org.au.

For further information about this EOI  please contact Hilary Karry by email: hilary.rorison@midwives.org.au

  1.  PAPUA NEW GUINEA (PNG) LEADERSHIP BUDDY PROGRAM - Become a Facilitator!

(Applications close at 9am AEDT on 17 December)

 

The Australian College of Midwives is seeking a suitably qualified midwife to volunteer their time to facilitate the newly developed Papua New Guinea (PNG) Leadership Buddy Program. See the Facilitator Framework to learn more about the requirements for this role.

Consult our EOI here and apply before 9am AEDT on 17 December 2018 by addressing the selection criteria and sending a short CV to education@midwives.org.au.

For further information about this EOI  please contact Ruth King on ruth.king@midwives.org.au or 0408 618 227.

  1.  PAPUA NEW GUINEA (PNG) LEADERSHIP BUDDY PROGRAM - Become a Buddy!

(Applications close at 9am AEDT on 17 December)

 

The Australian College of Midwives is seeking six (6) suitably qualified midwives to volunteer their time to be midwifery buddies as part of the first round of the newly developed Papua New Guinea (PNG) Leadership Buddy Program. See the Buddy Framework to learn more about the requirements for this role.

Consult our EOI here and apply before 9am AEDT on 17 December 2018 by addressing the selection criteria and sending a short CV to education@midwives.org.au.

For further information about this EOI  please contact Ruth King on ruth.king@midwives.org.au or 0408 618 227.

  1.  MIDWIFERY EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE (MEAC) - Seeking Midwives and Midwifery Students!

(OPEN)

 

The Australian College of Midwives (ACM) is seeking midwives and midwifery students who are interested in joining the Midwifery Education Advisory Committee (MEAC). The committee would like to ensure that midwifery representation is present from all areas that deliver or are impacted by education. This includes, but is not limited to university lecturers, researchers, clinical educators, clinical midwives and midwifery students. See the Midwifery Education Advisory Committee Terms of Reference.

Consult our EOI here and apply by addressing the selection criteria and sending a short CV to education@midwives.org.au.

For further information about this EOI  please contact Kirsty Andermahr on education@midwives.org.au or 08 7129 4431.v

  1. REPRESENT ACM IN YOUR WORKPLACE AND REGION - Become an ACM Liaison Midwife

(OPEN)

 

ACM has a number of outstanding opportunities for our existing members to become part of a newly created team within our advocacy division. The Liaison Midwife will be an advocate for ACM, based in hospitals and maternity services to build presence and implement ACM strategies designed to encourage and engage with current and potential members on a personal and regular basis in all maternity services across Australia.

This volunteer role is well rewarded and recognised!

Learn more about the role and the rewards of becoming an ACM Liaison Midwife here and apply by filling up this form and returning it to members@midwives.org.au.

For further information about Liaison Midwives please contact us on members@midwives.org.au or 02 92 819 522.

  1. CONSUMER ADVISORY COMMITTEE - Seeking members

(OPEN)

 

There are ongoing challenges to address midwifery practice in Australia requiring the active involvement of the Australian College of Midwives (the College) and it is recognised that consumers are a critical component in the delivery of maternity services in Australia. The Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC) provides advice and make recommendations to the College on these matters from a consumer perspective. See the Consumer Advisory Committee Terms of Reference.

Consult our EOI here and apply before 12 December 2018 by addressing the selection criteria and sending a short CV to admin@midwives.org.au.

For further information about this EOI  please contact Hilary Karry by email: hilary.rorison@midwives.org.au

  1. ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER ADVISORY COMMITTEE - Seeking members

(OPEN)

 

The role of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee is to strengthen the quality and breadth of advice to the Australian College of Midwives (College) on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues. The Committee provides a mechanism for the College to seek input in its decision-making on issues that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait midwives and consumers of maternity services. This ensures that the views and ideas of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are reflected. See the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee Terms of Reference.

Consult our EOI here and apply before 12 December 2018 by addressing the selection criteria and sending a short CV to admin@midwives.org.au.

For further information about this EOI  please contact Hilary Karry by email: hilary.rorison@midwives.org.au

 

  1. BABY FRIENDLY HEALTH INITIATIVE (BFHI) ADVISORY COMMITTEE - Seeking members

(OPEN)

 

 

  1. PRIVATE PRACTICE ADVISORY COMMITTEE - Seeking members

(OPEN)

 

 

  1. RURAL AND REMOTE ADVISORY COMMITTEE - Seeking members

(OPEN)

 

There are ongoing challenges to address regarding midwifery and maternity services in rural and remote Australia requiring the active involvement of the Australian College of Midwives (ACM). The Rural and Remote Advisory Committee (RRAC) will provide advice and make recommendations to ACM on these matters. Rural and Remote Advisory Committee Terms of Reference.

Consult our EOI here and apply before 12 December 2018 by addressing the selection criteria and sending a short CV to admin@midwives.org.au.

For further information about this EOI  please contact Hilary Karry by email: hilary.rorison@midwives.org.au

  1. SAFETY AND QUALITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE - Seeking members

(OPEN)

 

 

  1. SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE - Seeking members

(OPEN)