Event Details

AFPHM Monthly Webinar

24 May 2022 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Online (AEST)

Interact with peers, collaborate and network at the AFPHM monthly webinar.

Strengthening the understanding of the National Agreement and priority reforms areas as they relate to public health

Presenter: Dr Dawn Casey PSM FAHA, Deputy CEO NACCHO

This webinar is presented in collaboration with the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) and the Australian Indigenous Doctors Association (AIDA).

If you're an AFPHM Trainee then this webinar can help you contribute to strengthening public health training and expertise within the ACCHO sector. After this session you can build towards a culturally safe public health workforce in mainstream organisations and health systems.

Strengthen your understanding of the National Agreement and priority reform areas as they relate to public health.


About the speaker

Dr Dawn Casey

Dawn Casey is a Tagalaka traditional owner from North Queensland. Dawn joined the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation in 2016, is Deputy CEO and currently co-chairs the COVID-19 Indigenous Advisory Committee.

Dawn has held part-time positions as Chair of ILC and IBA and full-time positions as Director of the Western Australian Museum, Powerhouse Museum and National Museum of Australia. Dawn was responsible for managing the design and construction of the National Museum of Australia and the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies through a world first project delivery alliance contract. Dawn’s career also includes a number of key executive positions in the Public Sector in areas including: Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Indigenous Affairs, Cultural Heritage and Overseas Aid and Development.

Dawn has been awarded; three Honorary Doctorates (QLD Charles Sturt, QLD and Macquarie Universities), Commonwealth Government’s Public Service Medal (PSM), Australian Government’s Centenary Medal, three Australia Day Public Service Medals, the Australian Institute of Architects’ Clem Cummings Award, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities (FAHA) and in 2021 the Sidney Sax Public Health Medal.

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