Dr Melanie Trivett is currently the General Manager of the Primary Health Care division at the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Victorian Section). Qualified with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) and a PhD, Melanie’s experience spans pathology operations, primary health care service delivery and the design, management and oversight of quality, clinical governance and risk management systems.
Melanie has a particular interest in the physical and mental wellbeing of those living in rural and remote communities where access to transport can be a barrier to social connection and accessing quality care at the right time. She is passionate about strong partnerships and leveraging local knowledge to deliver locally relevant programs that improve access to health care and promote social connection.
Melanie joined the VTCTA Committee in 2021 and was appointed as the VTCTA Treasurer in August 2022.