• The University of Western Australia (M431), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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I am a Chief Investigator on several research projects in environmental health and infectious diseases research areas and early childhood development. This research involves 3 PhD students (who I co-supervise), and a postgraduate research officer. I mentor several postgraduate researchers at the Telethon Kids Institute.


My expertise is in qualitative/participatory action and mixed methods research approaches.  My research focus is collaborative and translational. I work with researchers in universities across Australia including the University of Melbourne, Queensland University of Technology, and James Cook University, Murdoch University, Notre Dame Australia, University of Western Australia and Curtin University. I also work with key stakeholders including Aboriginal Controlled Medical Services and government agencies.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Social Science, PhD, Transformative Strategies in Indigenous Education - Decolonisation and Positive Social Change

Award Date: 10 Aug 2005

External positions

Adjunct Associate Professor, Murdoch University

2018 → …

Associate Professor, Curtin University

2017 → …

Adjunct Associate Professor , Curtin University


Industry keywords

  • Children and Young People
  • Environmental
  • Social and Welfare Issues
  • Education

Research expertise keywords

  • Development And Growth
  • social psychology
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social and emotional wellbeing
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research
  • Aboriginal health care
  • Youth suicide
  • Young people and young mothers research
  • Maternity and motherhood studies
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health
  • Infectious diseases
  • Social determinants of health


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