Civic leader takes helm of Mackay Hospital and Health Board

Published Friday, 11 June, 2021 at 04:29 PM

Minister for Health and Ambulance Services
The Honourable Yvette D'Ath

A former deputy mayor with a wealth of financial consulting experience has been appointed Chair of the Mackay Hospital and Health Board.

Darryl Camilleri is joined on the nine-person board by new members, corporate executive Annabel Dolphin and physiotherapist Tom McMillan.

Existing members Professor Richard Murray and Suzanne Brown have been reappointed.

Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Yvette D’Ath said both Mr McMillan and Ms Dolphin had strong records in serving the Mackay region.

“I’d like to welcome them to the Mackay Hospital and Health Board,” Minister D’Ath said.

“Both are civic-minded professionals with a genuine interest in representing the interests of Mackay residents.

“I have no doubt Mr Camilleri will be an excellent board chair, having recently acted in the role. He was deputy mayor of the Mackay Regional Council and has served as chair for a host of community and industry organisations.

“Ms Dolphin has an extensive background as company director and a business consultant specialising in human resources, business advisory and corporate governance.

“Mr McMillan is a director of PhysioPlus in Mackay and the vice-president of the Australian College of Physiotherapists. Clearly his health background will be valuable to the board.

“We’re very fortunate to have such experienced and dedicated professionals on the Mackay Hospital and Health Board. I know that they will work hard to ensure the region’s residents continue to receive excellent health services.”

Mackay Hospital and Health Board’s members are:

  • Mr Darryl Camilleri (Chair)
  • Ms Annabel Dolphin
  • Mr Tom McMillan
  • Ms Suzanne Brown
  • Professor Richard Murray
  • Dr David Aprile
  • Mrs Helen Caruso
  • Ms Adrienne Barnett
  • Dr Elissa Hatherly

The 16 boards throughout Queensland are responsible under the Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 for local performance of their health service and the delivery of public health services within their communities.

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