Wirraka Maya staff recognised at State Conference!

Posted on: Tuesday, 17 April 2018 at 10:14:02 AM

Congratulations to our staff members Natalie Newie and Monica Roe, along with Board Chairperson, Alfred Barker, who were recognised by the Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia at the WA Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Sector State Conference!

The conference was held on April 11 and 12 and looked to highlight the amazing work that is being done, including community-led programs and services across the state.

Natalie was recognised for her commitment and support of the health service, while also being actively involved in the engagement of the community through her role as Tobacco Action Officer. Natalie is a hard worker who is willing to volunteer her time to many committees and projects run here at Wirraka Maya.

Monica was recognised for her role as a Young Achiever in the community and her commitment to Aboriginal health and the engagement of youth. Monica is a dedicated worker with a ‘can do’ attitude and has begun putting together a program for young women call “Strong Young Women’s Empowerment Group”.

Alfred was recognised for his contribution as an elder in the community, who has shared his knowledge and expertise with the health service. Alfred always raises awareness of the work we do here at Wirraka Maya and is a positive role model within the community, always advocating for improvement in health outcomes.

A big congratulations and thank you to Natalie, Monica and Alfred, we really appreciate all the hard work you do for Wirraka Maya Health Service and within the community!

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