Associate Professor Bruce Chater (OAM)

A/Prof. Bruce Chater is Head of the Academic Discipline of Rural and Remote Medicine and Deputy Chair of the Rural Clinical School Management Committee at the University of Queensland—tasks he performs from his rural base of Theodore, Queensland where he continues as a practising rural doctor. 

Bruce has been very involved both professionally and politically with the rural doctors’ movement. He was the founding convener of the Rural Doctors’ Association of Queensland and Australia and served as President of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.