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Selection of Fellows and the procedure to achieve this selection are at the absolute discretion of the Board of Governors for the Bill Raby Diabetes Fellowship. Selection of Bill Raby Diabetes Fellows is made annually to the following timetable:

Calling of Applications

Applications to the Fellowship can be made at any time of the year. Governors meet twice a year in June and December to consider applications. Applications should be submitted no later than 31 May and/or 30 November respectively to be considered in the current funding round.

Submission of Applications:

Applications with supporting references must be submitted to the addresses in the contact section of this document. All applications will be acknowledged.

Advice to Applicants:

Advice to applicants will generally be made within 6 weeks of the close of the funding round.

Conditions of Award

The Fellow is solely responsible for all arrangements relating to the proposed CPD activity including travel, accommodation and enrolment. Healthy Living NT will pay 80% of the Fellowship funds to the Fellow, wherever possible, 2 months prior to the formal commencement of the CPD activity.

The remaining 20% of funding will be paid on the provision of an acceptable formal report to Healthy Living NT by the Fellow within 8 weeks of the completion of the CPD activity.

Bill Raby Diabetes Fellows are required to:

  • Provide a formal report to Healthy Living NT within 8 weeks of the completion of the CPD activity:
    • detail the benefit of the CPD activity to the Fellow and how it will be applied to the benefit of people with diabetes in the NT.
    • providing an acquittal of funds expended including copies of relevant receipts
  • Assign to Healthy Living NT intellectual property and copyright in all reports and materials submitted to the Fellowship.
  • Agree to the publication of their name and CPD activity outcomes in reports and media.
  • Indemnify Healthy Living NT against all loss, liability and expense arising out of the CDP activities.
  • Actively promote the knowledge of the aims and ideals of the Fellowship and to be as supportive as possible of the Fellowship.

Failure to provide an acceptable final report to Healthy Living NT may result in:

  • Legal action for the repayment of Fellowship Award funds, and
  • Exclusion from consideration for future Fellowship Awards

Refer to Fellowship Administration Section for additional information relating to the Fellowship Governing Board, tax implications, privacy and contact information.

For further information, please contact:

The Bill Raby Diabetes Fellowship, Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 08 8927 8488 Fax: 08 8927 8515

Completed applications may be submitted by post:

The Bill Raby Diabetes Fellowship
Chief Executive Officer
Healthy Living NT
PO Box 40113

or hand delivery:

The Bill Raby Diabetes Fellowship
Chief Executive Officer
Healthy Living NT
Shop 1-3 Tiwi Place (Tiwi Shopping Centre)
TIWI NT 0810