Advisory Committee

The Hand Hygiene Advisory Committee will:

  • Be the major liaison body between the HHA team and the jurisdictions and the private sector hospitals
  • Provide advice on strategy options for the project
  • Provide implementation guidance with jurisdictions, the private sector, Aged Care sector, and with consumers
  • Provide advice on the implementation of a public HH campaign
  • Make recommendations to the Commission on short term and long term implementation strategies of the project





Prof Lindsay Grayson

Director / Hand Hygiene Australia


Paul Curtis     

Director Clinical Governance/            NSW CEC

NSW Health Representative

Lucy Hughson

CNC TIPCU/ Tasmania Dept of Health & Human Services 

Tasmanian Health  Representative

Irene Wilkinson

Communicable Disease Control Branch SA Health

SA Health Representative

Josephine Smith

Director - Clinical Effectiveness/ Quality, Governance and Risk, ACT Health

ACT Health Representative

Sara Watson or Jenny Salt

Clinical Quality and Patient Safety/Department of Health, Northern Territory Government

NT Health Representative

Toni McLean

ADON Infection Control/ Communicable Diseases Branch, Department of Health, QLD

QLD Health Representative

Sue Grieg

Senior Project Officer – HAI/ACSQHC

ACSQHC Representative– HAI Program/National Standards

Jan Gralton

Senior Project Officer – HAI/ACSQHC

ACSQHC Representative–HAI Program

Lisa Murphy

Manager, Indicator Development/


ACSQHC Representative–Indicator development and reporting

Marcelle Noja

Representative/ Australian Government Department of Health

DOH Representative

Jim Doumtses

Victorian Department of Health and Human Services

VIC Health Representative

Rebecca McCann     

Program Manager/ HAI Unit of WA Department of Health

WA Health Representative

Wendy Beckingham

President/ACT Infection Control Association, ACT

ACIPC Representative




Australian Private Hospital Association (APHA)

Sally Havers  

National Manager/Hand Hygiene Australia

HHA Manager