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Aunty Mary Martin

Aunty Mary Martin

Last week we celebrated International Nurses Day with a Yarning Circle at IUIH’s Windsor Office. We heard from several of our community’s deadly nurses, such as Aunty Mary Martin, Aunty Pamela Mam, and Renee Blackman. Aunty Mary Martin spoke about her experiences of working in Aboriginal Community Controlled health for over 40 years.   Aunty Mary is an elder of the Nunuccal People of Stradbroke Island and has connections to the Holt Family of North-Western Carnarvon Gorge. Growing up, she mo...
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Deadly Choices welcomes new ambassador

Deadly Choices welcomes new ambassador

Shea Speirings has been announced as the latest ambassador for the Deadly Choices program. He is the 2015 youth representative to the United Nations and a strong advocate for youth justice. Deadly Choices ambassadors are chosen to assist the IUIH in delivery of the intrinsic healthy lifestyle message; 'A deadly choices is a health choice' and are recognised as a positive role model and mentor to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. CEO of the Institute for Urban Indigenou...
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