Dr Jonathan Newchurch – Vice President

Dr Jonathan Newchurch is a general practice registrar, working at Nunkuwarrin Yunti, an Aboriginal Health Service in Adelaide. Born and raised in Adelaide, he is descendent from the Narungga and Kaurna peoples of South Australia.

Dr Newchurch undertook medicine at the University of Adelaide, graduating in 2011. He spent two years working in the public hospitals of Adelaide before commencing general practice training. Since graduating he has been involved in the teaching of medical students on placement in the hospitals, which earned him the title of Clinical Associate Lecturer with the University of Adelaide. During university Dr Newchurch was involved with the Rural Medical Students Association, which included him being on the council. They promoted rural medicine, supported rural background students and encouraged working in rural Australia.