Assessing Fitness to Drive

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Acknowledgements

Setting these standards involved extensive consultation across a wide range of stakeholders including regulators, employers and health professionals. The NTC and Austroads gratefully acknowledge all contributors including the members of the Maintenance Advisory Group and various working groups, and the project team and consultants. In particular, the contributions of various health professional organisations and individual health professionals are recognised as invaluable to the review process.

Maintenance Advisory Group
  • Austroads
    Ms Cheryl Richey
  • Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure, South Australia
    Ms Jean Phillips
  • Department of Transport and Main Roads, Queensland
    Ms Trudy Struber
  • Roads and Maritime Services, New South Wales
    Ms Mary Drewett
  • Transport for New South Wales
    Ms Irene Siu
  • VicRoads
    Dr Marilyn Di Stefano Ms Robyn Seymour
  • Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
    Dr Ken Mackey
  • Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
    Dr Bruce Hocking
  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
    Dr Nigel Stocks
  • Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine
    Associate Professor Morris Odell
  • Australian Trucking Association
    Ms Louise Bilato Mr Bill McKinley
Older driver/multiple medical conditions working group
  • VicRoads
    Ms Fiona Morris
  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
    Dr Nigel Stocks
  • Occupational Therapy Australia
    Dr Angela Berndt
    Associate Professor Stacey George
    Professor Carolyn Unsworth
  • Monash University of Accident Research Centre
    Associate Professor Judith Charlton
    Dr Sjaan Koppel
  • Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine
    Associate Professor Morris Odell
  • Alzheimer’s Australia
    Ms Jenny Philipp
Diabetes working group
  • Australian Diabetes Society
    Professor Stephen Twigg
  • Diabetes Australia
    Ms Renza Scibilia
  • Australian Diabetes Educators Association
    Ms Toni Rice
    Mr Brett Fenton
  • Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
    Dr Ken Mackey
  • Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure, South Australia
    Ms Jean Phillips
Hearing working group
  • Consultant audiologist
    Dr Ross Dineen
  • Deaf Australia
    Mr Kyle Miers
  • Deaf Victoria
    Ms Melissa Lowrie
  • Roads and Maritime Services, New South Wales
    Ms Mary Drewitt
  • Australian Trucking Association
    Mr Alex Stojanovic
Vision working group
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
    Dr Paul Beaumont
    Dr Michael Delaney
    Mr Gerhard Schlenther
  • University of Sydney, Discipline of Orthoptics
    The Hon. Research Associate Neryla Jolly
  • Optometry Australia
    Mr Luke Arundel
National Transport Commission
  • Ms Belinda Irwin
  • Mr Paul Davies
  • Ms Tania Wilson
Consultants: Project Health

Dr Bruce Hocking

Ms Fiona Landgren

Contributing health professional organisations

The following organisations contributed substantially to the review process:

  • Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists Australian Diabetes Educators Association
  • Australian Diabetes Society Australasian Sleep Association
  • Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Epilepsy Society of Australia
  • Occupational Therapy Australia Optometry Australia
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians – Chapter of Addiction Medicine
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians – Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Contributing consumer health organisations
  • Alzheimer’s Australia Deaf Australia
  • Deaf Victoria Diabetes Australia