The Agri-Tech Expert Working Group (AEWG) will consider how connectivity can support productivity and encourage greater uptake of digital technologies across the agricultural sector as well as identifying the barriers and ways to overcome these.
A project brief has been released identifying AEWG's initial focus, key issues and current strategic thinking.
Members of the AEWG are:
|Ms Andrea Koch||Principal, AgTech|
|Mr Peter Waters||Consultant, Gilbert + Tobin|
|Ms Nicole Curtis||CEO, Grower Group Alliance|
|Mr Leighton Wilksch||Director & AgTechnologist, Agbyte|
|Dr Michele Allan||Chair, Wine Australia|
|Mr Peter Thomson||Farmer, Echo Hills Farming Company|
|Mr Richard Heath||Executive Director, Australian Farm Institute|
|Ms Christine Mulhearn||Assistant Secretary, Innovation and Consumers Branch, Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment|
The Health Expert Working Group (HEWG) will examine the digital ecosystem across the health sector, with a specific focus on how connectivity, technology and data can support new models of care, including the accelerated use of telehealth during COVID-19.
The HEWG is looking at ways to improve virtual and digitally enabled health care for patients, and training for health workers through smart technologies. To find out more about the HEWG, you can read the Terms of Reference.
Members of the HEWG are:
|Adjunct Associate Professor Christine Giles||Strategic Health Policy Advisor|
|Mr Luke Baxby||National Healthcare Leader—Deloitte|
|Dr Dawn Casey||Deputy Chief Executive Officer, National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation|
|Professor Adam Elshaug||Professor in Health Policy, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne|
|Dr Gabrielle O'Kane||Chief Executive Officer, National Rural Health Alliance|
|Ms Tania Rishniw||Deputy Secretary for Primary and Community Care, Department of Health|
|Professor Anthony Smith||Director, Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland|
|Mr Michael Walsh||Chair, Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre|
|Ms Leanne Wells||Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Health Forum of Australia|