Chiropractic Board members

Wayne Minter.

Dr Wayne Minter AM

Chair and practitioner member from New South Wales

  • B.Ec., B.App.Sc.(Chiro), PG Dip., (NMS Rehabilitation), FICC.

Dr Wayne Minter AM is the Chairman of Chiropractic Education Australia, the Director of the Frenchs Forest Chiropractic Centre, and has been a chiropractor for over 34 years. Dr Minter was appointed as a member of the Chiropractic Board of Australia in November 2013 and Chair in September 2014.

Dr Minter has served professional and academic institutions in many capacities including being a member of the NSW Chiropractors Registration Board, member of the Chiropractic Council of NSW, Adjunct Professor in the School of Chiropractic and Sports Science, Murdoch University, and Chiropractic Adviser to the Australian Government Department of Veterans' Affairs.

Michael Badham.

Dr Michael Badham

Practitioner member from the Australian Capital Territory

  • Dip Chiro., Grad Dip. (Population Health).

Dr Michael Badham has been in private chiropractor since 1975. He was appointed to the Chiropractic Board of Australia in 2012 and is currently chairing its Continuing Professional Development group, he is also a member of the Capital Health Network.

He has been a member and Chair of the Chiropractors Association of Australia (CAA) policy formulation body, the Council of Representatives for 15 years. At various times he has been President, Vice-President, Secretary and Policy officer of the CAA ACT.

Dr Badham has previously been the Chair of the Chiropractors and Osteopaths Board of the ACT, held a 15-year membership on Medicare’s Professional Services Review Panel and sat on the ACT Medicare Local's Primary Health Care Advisory Council.

Anne Burgess.

Ms Anne Burgess

Community Member

  • BSW

Ms Anne Burgess trained as a social worker and has a background in public administration in social justice portfolios. She is a member of the South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, the Legal Practitioners Conduct Tribunal and an Assistant Commissioner for the Public Sector Grievance Review Commission.

Ms Burgess is Vice President of Council for the Ageing and Chair of the Community Visitors Advisory Committee. She previously worked in senior positions as Acting Commissioner for Equal Opportunity, Director of the Office for Women, Director of Mental Health and was a member of the South Australian Chiropractic and Osteopathy Board and the South Australian Medical Board.

Phillip Donato.

Dr Phillip Donato OAM KCHS

Practitioner member from South Australia

  • B.AppSc(Chiro)., CCSP, PGDip NMSRehab., FACC, FICC, FCCEA(Hon).

Dr Phillip Donato OAM KCHS has maintained a multi-disciplinary practice for over 30 years. During this time he has had extensive involvement and held senior positions in the development and implementation of chiropractic licensing, regulation and accreditation in Australia and internationally.

Dr Donato has postgraduate qualifications in sports and rehabilitation and has consulted widely in workers compensation and motor accident injuries. He has contributed to medical regulation since 1992 as Chairman of the chiropractic and osteopathy boards of South Australia; inaugural past chairman of the Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia, inaugural past chairman Chiropractic Board of Australia, and inaugural past chairman of the International Chiropractic Regulatory Collaboration.

Dr Donato has also chaired the International Chiropractic Regulatory Forum and serves within the community as a director/trustee of the Lions Medical Research Foundation and the Hutt St Centre for Homelessness.

Frank Ederle.

Mr Frank Ederle

Community member


Mr Frank Ederle is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Legal Profession Board of Tasmania, a tribunal member for the Mental Health Tribunal, Tasmania, and a panel member for the Medical Board of Australia’s Performance and Professional Standards.

Mr Ederle has held senior positions as General Manager of the Supreme Court of Tasmania and as State-wide Client Services Manager for the Public Trustee.

Bevan Goodreid.

Dr Graham (Bevan) Goodreid

Practitioner member from Western Australia

Dr Bevan Goodreid has been in private practice for over 30 years in Perth Western Australia, and previously was a supervising clinician at the Murdoch University student clinic for six years.

Dr Goodreid has served the Chiropractors Association of Australia, Western Australia, in various capacities as ethics chairman, clinical excellence chairman, treasurer and as president. He has also served six years as a member on the Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia and for 15 years as a member of the Chiropractors Registration Board Western Australia, including two years as president.

Anna Ryan.

Dr Anna Ryan

Practitioner member from Victoria

  • B.App.Sc(Clin)/B.Chiro.Sc., Grad.Dip.VET., Dip Acu., MBBS, Grad.Cert.Uni Teaching, PhD.

Dr Anna Ryan is both a Chiropractor and a Medical Practitioner, and holds a number of postgraduate qualifications in Education. She has worked in Chiropractic clinical practice since 1996, and is a Senior Lecturer & researcher in the Department of Medical Education at the University of Melbourne.

Dr Ryan has provided Chiropractic consultancy to a number of groups including the Victorian WorkCover Authority and the Office of the Convenor of Medical Panels. She is a current member of Chiropractic Education Australia (former council member and executive secretary), the Chiropractors and Osteopaths College of Australia, the Australian Medical Association, and the Australian & New Zealand Association of Health Professional Educators.

Alisa Wood.

Dr Ailsa Wood (nee Patterson)

Practitioner member from Queensland

  • B.Sc., M.Chiro.

Dr Ailsa Wood has been in private practice in Brisbane since 2000. Her qualifications include Bachelor of Science from The University of Queensland and a Master of Chiropractic from Macquarie University.

Prior to becoming President of the Queensland Chiropractors' Association of Australia, Dr Wood served for several years as an executive member, holding the portfolio of Public Education. She was appointed by the Health Minister for a four year term on the Chiropractors Board of Queensland.

Page reviewed 17/09/2013