There is a vacancy for the position of Chair Road Trauma Advisory (RTA) Subcommittee from May 2021.  Expressions of interest are being sought from Fellows with a strong interest in trauma and a passion for making a difference in the road trauma prevention field.  RTA is a subcommittee of the RACS bi-national Trauma Committee.  View the Terms of Reference (PDF 141.27KB).

The RTA objectives are:

  • To eliminate death and injury on our roads
  • To advocate for zero road deaths and serious injuries in Australia and New Zealand.
  • To identify and support initiatives to eliminate road trauma
  • To focus available RACS resources in the best interests of maintaining road safety for all road users
  • To support, facilitate and encourage all aspects of training and education, including the public, in regard to road trauma
  • To develop links with select groups that have an interest in road trauma
  • To develop and support a trauma system specifically in regard to road trauma
  • To progress, to the highest standard, provision of rehabilitation following road trauma
  • To advocate for the collection of road trauma statistics is maintained on a national basis

Please send expression of interest, with a brief bio to Lyn Journeaux by Wednesday 5 May 2021.