Dr Olivia O’Donoghue – Director

Dr Olivia O’Donoghue is descendant from the Yankunytjtjara and the Narungga Nations people. Olivia is an RACGP Fellow currently living and working in South Australia. Olivia has significant experience living and working in urban and remote Northern Territory, including Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services. Olivia has worked as a Cultural and Medical Educator in the general practice training space since 2014, including six years with Northern Territory General Practice Education (NTGPE). 

Olivia is the currently the Medical Educator for the Indigenous General Practice Registrar Network (IGPRN). IGPRN is a national network that provides clinical education, exam preparation support, mentorship, advocacy and cultural support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander GPs in training.  

Olivia is also currently the first Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Censor for the RACGP representing National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health on matters pertaining to the quality assurance processes for education, training, policy and assessment. Including support and advocacy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander doctors undertaking RACGP training. 

Olivia has been on the board of AIDA in 2009 and 2017.