About FCD

FCD Health Limited is a not for profit organisation founded by Flinders and Charles Darwin Universities with a vision of increasing the health workforce capacity in the Northern Territory and improving the health of Territorians.

Our Mission

To Partner with Territorians for a healthier Life.

Our Vision

  • To integrate high quality comprehensive primary health care with education, training and research;
  • To partner with the community and local services to improve the health of Territorians;
  • To be a major contributor of Primary Care Services in Chronic Disease, Child and Adolescent, and Indigenous Health;
  • To be a lead provider of the integrated multi-disciplinary care service model;
  • To be a provider of choice of primary care training in the Northern Territory to facilitate recruitment and retention of health professionals;

Our Values

FCD Health strongly believes in delivering services in an accountable, ethical and compassionate manner and every member of our team is dedicated to giving their personal best to deliver quality health outcomes to our community.

Our Executive Staff

Robyn Cahill (CEO)

Tanya Izod (COO)

Kerry-Lee Daniell (HR Manager)

Assistant Professor Chris Harden (Director of Clinical Training)

Liz Kennedy (Clinic Nurse Manager)

Mary Cunningham (Support Service Assistant)

Jess Singh (Finance Officer)

Our Board

Mr Austin Taylor – Chair

Mr Taylor was appointed to the FCD Board as the Board’s founding Chair in 2010.  The Founder/Owner and Managing Partner of Meertens Chartered Accountants, Mr Taylor is a Council Member of the Flinders University Council, Chair of the Flinders University Audit and Risk Committee, and a Director of the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network Advisory Council Inc.  Mr Taylor’s experience, knowledge and passion for the Northern Territory have proven invaluable in the establishment of FCD Health Ltd.

Professor Colin Stirling – Director

Professor Stirling is the Vice-Chancellor of Flinders University and has an extensive background in research, teaching and management.  He was appointed to the FCD Health Board in June 2017.



Mr Ross SRoss Springolopringolo – Director

Appointed to the Board of FCD Health in June 2014, Mr Springolo holds the positions of Director, Strategic Services and Governance and University Secretary for Charles Darwin University.  Mr Springolo currently holds the position of Chair of the Governing Board of Melaleuca Refugee Centre.

If you would like to contact our Board please email FCDHealthBoard@fcdhealth.net.au