Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity - Member

Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity | Public administration


Role length:
Sessional, 2-3 years
Quarterly, Half day meetings
Melbourne CBD, online or another location
Sessional rates

About the board

The role of Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity (CCOPMM)(opens in a new window)(CCOPMM)is to consider, investigate and report on obstetric and paediatric mortality and morbidity as well as related matters referred by the Minister for Health or the Department of Health.

CCOPMM makes recommendations to help health services and medical practitioners improve clinical practice and systems of care, using its annual report to detail the council's research and activities. It also directly advises the Minister for Health and Safer Care Victoria on strategies to improve clinical performance and avoid preventable deaths.

About the role

Members of CCOPMM will assist the council with monitoring, reviewing and improving obstetric and paediatric care in Victoria. Members will assist with identifying quality and safety issues associated with maternal, perinatal and paediatric mortality and morbidity in Victoria with a focus on identifying preventable harm.   

Members will be instrumental in providing efficient and effective oversight of care provided to Victoria’s mothers, babies and children, identifying gaps, recommending system improvements, and providing timely, accurate and strategic advice to the Minister for Health, and other key stakeholders.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for a broad range of consumers, clinicians and other professionals. Please see the Position Description for further information. 

What you need to apply

To apply, select the ‘Apply Now' button and provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience. 

Applications close at 11.59pm on Thursday 29th Feb.


If you have specific questions regarding the role, please contact Joanna Gaston via email at or phone call on (03) 8850 7827. 

Please note: Application Guidance including Data Collection and Privacy Information is available in the Application Guidelines. 

Applicants will be recommended to the Minister for Health. The Minister for Health will decide the final membership.