Our Founding Members
- CATSIN (now known as CATSINaM) was founded in 1997 by Dr Sally Goold and a number of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives.
- The purpose of CATSINaM was established to represent Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives.
- CATSINaM consists of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives including Students as well as retired Nurses and Midwives.
- CATSINaM’s primary aim was and still is to increase the recruitment and retention of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People in Nursing and Midwifery.
- Our organisation has now earned recognition among the peak bodies in Nursing and Midwifery, and in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health, as the peak representative boy for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives in Australia.
Please read CATSIN Foundational Reports;
- National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Nursing Forum (18-20 August 1997 – Sydney)
– An Initiative to Develop Strategies for the Recruitment and Retention of Indigenous Peoples in Nursing
- Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing (August 1998)
– Recommendations to Develop Strategies for the Recruitment and Retention of Indigenous Peoples in Nursing
University of Sydney
Prof Judith Clare
Flinders University of SA
Australia Nursing Federation
Strawberry Hills, NSW
ANF Research and Policy Officer
Bribie Island, QLD
Mary Anne Martin