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!

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 the Education Unit on education@midwives.org.au or 08 7129 4431..

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 9281 9522.

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 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

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 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

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

(OPEN)

 

The Australian College of Midwives (ACM) is seeking suitably qualified individuals who are interested in joining the Baby Friendly Health Initiative Advisory Committee (BFHIAC). The role of the Baby Friendly Health Initiative (BFHI) Advisory Committee is to support the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to implement BFHI key objectives, strategies and tasks. See the Baby Friendly Health Initiative Advisory Committee Terms of Reference.

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

For further information about this EOI please contact our BFHI Program Manager by email: bfhi@midwives.org.au

PRIVATE PRACTICE ADVISORY COMMITTEE - Seeking members

(OPEN)

 

The Australian College of Midwives (ACM) is seeking privately practising (endorsed) midwives and consumers who are interested in joining the Private Practice Midwives Advisory Committee (PPMAC). There are ongoing challenges to address maternity care and private practice in Australia requiring the active involvement of the Australian College of Midwives (ACM). The Private Practice Midwives Advisory Committee (PPMAC) will provide advice and make recommendations to ACM on matters that pertain to private practice and maternity care. See the Private Practice Advisory Committee Terms of Reference.

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

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

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. See the Rural and Remote Advisory Committee Terms of Reference.

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

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

SAFETY AND QUALITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE - Seeking members

(OPEN)

 

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are sought from suitably qualified individuals for membership of the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) Safety and Quality Advisory Committee (SQAC). The delivery of safe and quality maternity and midwifery services is critical to ensure that mothers, babies and families are not harmed, and receive the highest standard of care that is possible. The Safety and Quality Advisory Committee (SQAC) will provide advice and make recommendations to the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) on matters related to safety and quality. See the Safety and Quality Advisory Committee Terms of Reference.

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

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

SCIENTIFIC REVIEW ADVISORY COMMITTEE - Seeking members

(OPEN)

 

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are sought from suitably qualified individuals for membership of the ACM Scientific Review & Advisory Committee (SRAC). There are ongoing challenges to midwifery practice in Australia requiring the active involvement of the Australian College of Midwives (ACM). The Scientific Review and Advisory Committee (SRAC) will provide advice and make recommendations to ACM on scientific matters that impact on midwifery practice, and guide the scientific programs of ACM national conferences. See the Scientific Review Advisory Committee Terms of Reference.

Consult our EOI here and apply 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