Current AppointmentsKnowledge Translation Facilitator
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Terry identifies as a Gumbayngirr / Biripai man. His father was a Gumbayngirr man and his mother a Biripai woman. Terry has had a diverse career, from military service, working in local government and non-for –profit community services to providing education to health professionals on Aboriginal Cultural awareness. Additionally, Terry worked with the National Parks & Wildlife Service of NSW as one of 3 Aboriginal Sites Officers. As an Aboriginal sites officer, he travelled to all Aboriginal communities in NSW and collected information about Aboriginal Sacred sites, Aboriginal occupational sites and Aboriginal history & Culture. This process was to instigate registration and preservation as a sacred site. He has also worked;
– As a lecturer in TAFE;
– As an Aboriginal Case Worker – Youth Support Worker;
– As an Aboriginal Housing Corporation Coordinator;
– As a team Leader and labourer on Nambucca Shire Council; and
– As an outreach worker, with the North Coast Primary Health Network.
Terry is a much valued member of the Koori Growing Old Well Study team on the Mid North Coast and is employed as a Knowledge Translation Officer.
Terry's research projects and related news
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