Board Recruitment

Osteopathy Australia is seeking a strategic, creative and skilled Directors (2) with an interest in improving healthcare and wellbeing in the Australian community.  

As a national, not-for-profit, professional association we strive to service our members, while promoting and enhancing the profession of osteopathy. The Board aims to ensure we have a good diversity of voices and a balance of gender. In line with our strategic plan the Board is interested in applications from individuals with skills or experience that would benefit the association.  Good experience in one or more of these areas will be beneficial:

  • Clincial research, research systems, methodologies and funding.
  • University education, models of education and more specifically post-graduate education.
  • Workforce development and distribution.
  • Government relations and advocacy.

Along with using your strategic skill set to help a rapidly growing profession, Osteopathy Australia has a benefits package and a budget for ensuring the upkeep of Director's education and skills development. The Osteopathy Australia Board is a model of modern, best practice, governance with Directors appointed on a skills basis and the Board constituted with a mix of both osteopath Directors and external Directors.

Want more information? If you have any questions regarding the Board or the process, please feel free to contact Antony Nicholas via email on ceo@osteopathy.org.au

To apply please review the information below and lodge your full application by no later than 4pm (ADST) 14 April 2020

Application pack

Introduction to being an Osteopathy Australia Director

The Osteopathy Australia Board is a mix of osteopaths and other skills-appointed Directors. The Board always consist of a majority of five (5) member-elected Directors (osteopaths), and no less than two (2) and no more than four (4) Board-appointed, skills-based Directors. To ensure jurisdictional diversity at all times, at least one (1) member-elected Director on the Board shall have his or her primary practice and/or reside in any one of the following jurisdictions: Australian Capital Territory, Northern Territory, South Australia, Tasmania or Western Australia.  

Osteopathy Australia strives to ensure that our Board reflects the gender, cultural and clinical mix of our profession.

Osteopathy Australia Partners

We work with these complementary key organisations as an essential part
of providing high quality healthcare for Australians.

Guild Insurance
BioCeuticals
GuildSuper
Associations Forum
NT Worksafe
VIVOBAREFOOT
National Rural Health Alliance
EMS
Wentworth Advantage
HICAPS
Member Advantage
RMIT University
DVA
ESSA
Worksafe ACT
OBA
NSW Workcover
SCU
AHPA
Australasian College of Sport & Exercise Physicians
FlexEze
Australian Osteopathic Accreditation Council
OPC Health
Health Workforce Australia
Brooks Shoes
VIC Worksafe
NSW SIRA
Sleepmaker
OIA
QLD Worksafe
AHPRA
Workcover WA
Better Pain Management
MAIC QLD
Kymdan
Insurance Commission of WA
Pain Australia
TAS Workcover
MAIB
Medicare
TAC VIC
Serenity HLP by Regal sleep
MAC SA
London College of Animal Osteopathy
Victoria University
Arthritis Australia
Cliniko
SA Worksafe