Our Board


Dr Alison Edwards: GP, Port Broughton since 1994. Current member of Port Broughton and District Hospital and Health Services Health Advisory Council. Previously on the Board of Rural Doctors' Workforce Agency, executive committee of Rural Doctors' Association SA, branch council of AMA (SA) and local, state and federal GP Division boards. Founding Chair of Country North SA Medicare Local Board. Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Mr John Curnow: is a graduate of the Macquarie University’s School of Logistic Management and has held a number of senior executive roles in various companies, including Coca-Cola Amatil, where he served as Managing Director in their Hungarian and New Zealand operations. He has served on company Boards in various countries such as Austria, Hungary, New Zealand and Australia, and served on health Boards such as Country North SA Medicare Local, and currently as Chair of Finance of Country SA PHN. He was co-founder and owner (with his wife Suzanne) of 1847 Wines, a Barossa Winery with fine wine focus exporting to 11 overseas countries. That business was sold to overseas interest in 2011. John still maintains vineyard interests in the Barossa Valley in addition to his Board involvement.
John has consulted on marketing and strategic leadership for various organisations and has presented on these topics at a number of forums including the Australian GP Network National Conference. John is currently a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and serves as the Deputy Chairman of the Barossa Co-Op Stores.


Mr Wayne Oldfield: Aboriginal consumer representative to the National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum. Member of the consumer reference group for the National Mental Health Consumer Organisation Establishment Project. Past Director of the Aboriginal Health Council of SA, founding Director of Country North SA Medicare Local Board. Based in Moonta.


Dr Peter Rischbieth: GP, Murray Bridge since 1998, partner of the Bridge Clinic. Current president of the Rural Doctors' Association of South Australia. Actively involved in the teaching of medical students, interns and registrars, previous Chairman of the Hills Mallee Southern Clinical Privileging Committee.