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Queensland Health Contracts Advisory Committee (QHCAC)

The Queensland Health Contracts Advisory Committee (QHCAC) was established to provide expert advice and recommendations to the Director-General on matters relating to the implementation, operation and management of contracts for senior medical officers (SMOs) and visiting medical officers (VMOs).


The QHCAC had its forth meeting on 6 October 2015 and discussed the progress of MOCA 4 consultation, a proposal for 2.5% increase to base rates for VMOs and the continuing role of QHCAC.

The outcomes of the QHCAC meetings are detailed in the meeting communiques.

QHCAC representatives

Independent Chair

Michael Klug AM

Elected senior medical representatives
Dr Sandy Donald
Dr Derek Holroyd
Dr Mark Ross
Dr Suzanne Royle
SMO representative - Regional
SMO representative - Rural/Remote
VMO representative
SMO representative - Metropolitan
Hospital and Health Service representatives

Dr Peter Bristow
Mary Corbett
Dr Susan O’Dwyer

Chief Executive, Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service
Chair, West Moreton Hospital and Health Service Board
Executive Director, Medical Services, Metro South Health
Department of Health representative
Dave WatersActing Chief Human Resources Officer, Human Resource Services


Questions relating to the Contracts Advisory Committee can be emailed to

Last updated: 21 January 2018