The Rural Maternity Services Working Group is open to all members of RDAV who are committed to the provision of birthing, and other related family planning services across rural Victoria.


Chair: Dr Louise Manning


Completed Work:

Access to Termination of Pregnancy position paper (7 July 2022)


The Mental Health Services Working Group is monitoring the implementation of the recommendations of the Victorian Royal Commission into mental health services, as well as examining service gaps across our rural services and solutions to address these.


Current Chair: Dr Sue Harrison

The lack of a state wide certified agreement for rural doctors in Victoria remains a key priority for the members of RDAV.  The GP VMO working group has finalised its Guideline for GP VMOs and contract negotiations.

Download the GP VMO Guideline


Current Chair: Dr Rob Phair