Recognise Black Nurses and Midwives 2020-2021

Jess Hartwig

Enrolled Nurse One year Experience “nurses, midwives, AHW and AHPs play a big role in our health care system we are the front line workers…

Sienna Kolatowicz

Registered Nurse and current Student Midwife One year as RN and just commenced Post Graduate Diploma in Midwifery ” I want to be a great role…

April Carlisle

Student Nurse Started Studies in 2018 “I am passionate about closing the health gap”

Chrystale Langford

Student Nurse Training for three years “My Mum and Aboriginal Dad were Nurses, It was a calling I felt, and with what I saw and experienced,…

Donna Robinson

Student Nurse Training for five years “I very much believe that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and midwives are important to the future of Aboriginal and…

Samantha Javie

Registered Nurse Nurse for five years “I am excited to continue the push of introducing traditional healers into our hospital systems and working alongside them.” Q1)…

Bridgette Kelly (nee Connors)

Clinical Nurse/ Child Health Nurse Five Years in Nursing “It feels good when I can help others build themselves up.” Q1) Name: Bridgette Kelly (nee Connors)Q2)…

Kylie Cowley

Midwife at Epworth Freemasons and student MCHN Nurse five years, Midwife two Years “To be able to care for someone at their most vulnerable time is an…

Magenta Highfield

Casual Pool Registered Nurse at Lismore Base Hospital Nurse of eight years  “I think it is so important having more Aboriginal nurses and midwives” Q1) Name: Magenta Staar…

Kathleen Synot

Registered Nurse, Emergency Department GCUH  Nurse for ten years “encouraging and helping them [the Indigenous Community] to feel safe in the health sector” Q1) Name: Kathleen Synot…

Amy Thompson

Endorsed Enrolled Nurse, Registered Nurse, Registered Midwife First Dunghutti University trained Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife “I wanted to make a change and be there…

Jacqueline Nean- Khan

Aboriginal Health Project officer, Tackling Indigenous smoking officer and an Aboriginal clinical placement co-ordinator Seventeen years of experience “It is definitely a priority to increase…

Karita McCarthy

2019 CATSINaM Nursing Student of the Year Worked in healthcare since 1998  Registered Nurse at TEMHS Darwin NT “Just stay focused on your dreams and…

Rosemarie McBride

Aboriginal Health Practitioner Twenty Four years of experience “so that our people get the best delivery of care and the follow-up that they need, to…

Alison Barnes

Sessional Academic, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University Thirty years of experience “These women were strong and smart and passionate about the work…

Heather Maley

RN Chronic Care & Credentialed Diabetes Educator Thirty-four years of experience “We need to have the chance to show our young people it is a…

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