On episode 49 my guest is Professor Roianne West. Professor West is a Kalkadunga and Djaku-nde woman hailing from her grandmother’s ancestral lands near Mount Isa. Professor West was Australia’s first Nursing Director in a tertiary hospital with a dedicated portfolio of Indigenous Health.Her drive to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health is part of a long family tradition and includes careers of nursing spanning four generations.We yarn about her experience as a renowned leader in health, academia and research spanning more than 20 years.


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