Awards and Recognition Committee

The Awards and Recognition Committee (ARC) oversees and manages the RANZCP’s awards processes, and provide strategic oversight of the awards and member recognition framework. Responsible directly to the Membership Engagement Committee (MEC), the ARC develops strategies to increase and improve member recognition across the RANZCP.

Awards and Recognition Committee Regulations [PDF; 136 KB]

Committee Chair and Committee Contact Information

The current Chair of the Committee is Dr Elizabeth Moore.
Contact the committee at

Committee Member Commitment Required

Committee key responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing all activities of awards administration, in conjunction with relevant supporting parties, in terms of individual award promotion, composition, function and funding as it relates to the activities of the awards and recognition committee.
  • Advising on the RANZCP’s broader activities around member recognition, particularly the acknowledgement of members’ contributions and service.
  • Reviewing the objectives of each of the awards in the context of their respective benefit to the RANZCP, as well as reviewing all requests to establish new awards within the RANZCP, and making recommendations to the MEC as appropriate.
  • Establishing protocols applicable to bi-national awards in relation to selection and appointment of panels of jurors and the timing and modality of awards presentation.

Meeting frequency:

The Committee typically meet four (4) times per calendar year:   

  • Up to two (2) face-to-face meetings of one hour in duration per meeting
  • Two (2) teleconference meetings up to one hour in duration per meeting.

A committee member will also be required to respond to emails between formal meetings.

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