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Work group leaders

Key members of the Collaboration who lead aspects of the workplan

  • Dr Jamie Ranse
    Dr Jamie Ranse
    Director, Mass Gathering Collaboration Research Fellow, Griffith University
  • Professor Julia Crilly
    Professor Julia Crilly
    Emergency Care: Griffith University, and Gold Coast Hospital and Health Services
  • Dr Peta-Anne Zimmerman
    Dr Peta-Anne Zimmerman
    Senior Lecturer, Griffith University Director, Collaborative for the Advancement of Infection Prevention and Control (CAIPC)

Strategic Advisory Network Members

Provide advice to, and recieve advice from, members of the Collaboration

  • Professor Wendy Chaboyer, Deputy Head of School (Research)
  • Professor Andrea Marshall, Professor of Acute and Complex Care Nursing
  • Associate Professor Mal Boyle, Academic Lead in Paramedic Education
  • Dr Michael Aitken, Emergency Staff Specialist and previous Clinical Advisor 2018 Commonwealth Games
  • Ms Michelle Buckland, Nurse Manager, Governance, Risk, Audit and Disaster
  • Mr Daniel Byron, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Robina Hosptial
  • Ms Helen Clifford, Advanced Senior Health Promotion Officer
  • Ms Deena Malloy, Senior Epidemiologist
  • Mr Peter McNamee, Disaster and Emergency Management Coordinator
  • Ms Kaylene Sutherland, previous Medical Manager 2018 Commonwealth Games
  • Dr Emma Bosley, Director, Information Support, Research and Evaluation
  • Ms Monica Farrow, Director Operations, Emergency Management Unit
  • Ms Rachel Latimer, Acting Executive Manager, Service Planning and Performance
  • Dr Peter Aitken, Director, Health Disaster Management Unit
  • Mr Brendin Boyle, A/Principal Project Officer, Health Disaster Management Unit
  • Dr Jeannette Young, Cheif Health Officer
  • Professor Paul Arbon, Torrens Resilience Institute, World Health Organization Collaboration Centre for Mass Gatherings and Global Health Security at Flinders University
  • Professor Maurizio Barbeschi, Adviser to the Executive Director, Health Emergencies Programme
  • Ms Kristy Austin, Clinical Services Manager, St John Ambulance Australia (Victoria)
  • Dr Paul Barnes, Australian Strategic Policy Institute
  • Mr Alan Eade, Cheif Paramedic Officer, Safer Care Victoria
  • Dr Karen Hammad, Disaster Readiness Solutions
  • Professor Alison Hutton, Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle
  • Ms Julia Robinson, General Manager, Australian Festival Association
Get Involved


Students of all levels join our team to complete discrete projects

Degree: Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)

Project: A retrospective cohort study evaluating the impact of a mass gathering (the 2018 Commonwealth Games) on emergency department presentations with communicable diseases.


  • First Class Honours

Conference presentation:


Degree: Master of Emergency Nursing (Dissertation)

Project: A retrospective analysis of drug and alcohol related patient presentations to the Gold Coast Health emergency departments during the 2018 Commonwealth Games.


  • Delany C, Crilly J, Ranse J. (2020). Drug and alcohol related patient presentations to emergency departments during sporting mass gathering events: an integrative review. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 35(3):298-304
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