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CRL profiles are listed via discipline in alphabetical order

Ms Helen Almond PhD
Melbourne VIC

Lecturer – Digital Health & Informatics
Specialist General Practice Nurse


Helen is a dynamic professional who has the flexibility, aptitude and capability of research, making strategic and operational contributions to the delivery of the highest standard of healthcare in community and primary health care settings.

Helen is employed as a lecturer in Digital Health and Informatics at Swinburne University of Technology. Her research focusses on the use of participatory methodologies to examine the impact of digital health on the delivery of human-centred care for vulnerable communities. Through educational and curriculum development, Helen expects to expand her research focus toward the health professional, understanding the impact of digital health technology for early career healthcare providers.

Helen is a member of the Health Informatics Society of Australia, a peak professional body for the digital health community. This provides network opportunity with like-minded health informaticians, clinicians, researchers, healthcare managers and executives, data analysts, designers, project managers, technologists and innovators.

Ms Julianne Badenoch
Moonta SA

Registered Nurse   
Registered Midwife
General Practice Nurse

Julianne Badenoch is a rural registered nurse, midwife and active advocate of the role of nurses in driving useful digital health innovation at the general practice level and into the wider PHC & national nursing community. Julianne is active at the national level contributing to major reform programs. 

Julianne's roles include: Immediate past President - Australian Primary Healthcare Nurses Association (APNA); Board Director - National Asthma Council Australia; Council member - Coalition of National Nurses and midwives (CoNNMO); Recent Member Chief Medical Officers general practice round table (GPRT) and past member of the Federal Health Ministers PCEHR Independent Advisory Council.

Ms Susan Emerson
Adelaide SA
MHSM, Nursing Grad Dip, MACN

Registered Nurse 
Executive Director - Aged Care

Susan Emerson is an experienced aged care nurse and thought leader working in an innovative role in the aged care setting.  She has experienced the benefits and frustrations of digital innovation and is keen to drive consistent digital use across the aged care sector.  Susan works in clinical and managerial leadership, undertakes design and project coordination for the construction of new aged care facilities, and has made a sustained contribution to service and policy thinking in the wider aged care sector – informed by significant international aged care engagement. 

Susan is a Member of the Aged Care Financing Authority (ACFA) and of the National Aged Care Alliance and is a former Chair of the Australian College of Nursing Expert Advisory Committee on Ageing.  Prior to joining the Australian Digital Health Agency she was a Clinical Governance Lead with the National eHealth Transitional Authority (NeHTA) since 2011.

Ms Kate Renzenbrink
Chief Nursing and Midwifery Information Officer RN, CHIA
Bendigo VIC

Bachelor of Nursing
Grad Cert Psychotherapy, Grad Dip Couns & Human Services, Grad Cert
Health Informatics, Bachelor of E-Health/Health Informatics (Professional Honours)

Kate has worked as a Registered Nurse for 22 years in public health and has a wealth of experience in clinical education and facilitation, general medicine, stroke, rheumatology, cardiothoracic surgical nursing and gynaecology and cancer nursing. She worked for more than 5 years in Quality and Safety as a Consumer Liaison Officer helping patients to resolve complaints and concerns about their health care, many of which were communication problems relating to health information sharing. Kate is currently working at Bendigo Health to support the implementation of the electronic patient record and to ensure the Nursing and Midwifery workforce have the health informatics skills to meet the challenges of contemporary practice. She recently completed her Bachelor of Health Informatics (Professional Honours). Kate is a strong advocate for patient-centred care and consumer involvement in healthcare delivery using health IT solutions.

Mr Cameron Stewart
Cairns QLD

Clinical Analyst



Cam has worked as a Registered Nurse in Far North Queensland since 2002. He has experience in Rural/Remote Primary Health Care Centres and Hospitals employed by the Government. 
Cam has recently started work as a Clinical Analyst and working on an exciting co-design project to implement digital medical records to 58 Primary Health Care Facilities in Far North Queensland. He mainly specialises in Diagnostics, Referrals and Medications while constantly considering user experience and human factors when using electronic systems. Cam has also worked on a large scale Electronic Medical Record system implementation for inpatient facilities as a Clinical Lead. 

Cam is very passionate about the Patient Controlled Electronic Health Record and strongly advocates for patients to get on board and take charge of their health care. Cam is looking forward to the great outcomes in shaping best practice by having large patient data sets to shape quality healthcare provision.