CQUniversity Australia

Engaging Indigenous people within Higher Ed

CQUniversity's Office of Indigenous Engagement recently hosted a visit from the Oodgeroo Unit of Queensland University of Technology (QUT), at Rockhampton Campus.

Professor Anita Lee Hong, Director of the Oodgeroo Unit, and Lone Pearce, Project Officer, met with Office of Indigenous Engagement staff to discuss employment issues and best practice models for engaging Indigenous people within the higher education sector, including governance matters.

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Uni helps take pulse of regional health system 

CQUniversity has been helping to take the pulse of the regional health system by hosting three 'liveWELL CQ' feedback sessions on behalf of the Central Queensland Primary Care Partnership (CQPCP).

The Q&A sessions held at the Central Queensland Innovation and Research Precinct (CQIRP) across from CQUniversity Rockhampton Campus have been designed to stimulate ideas, encourage dialogue and cultivate actions.


Stakeholders have included the University, CQPCP, Medicare Local, Centacare and the Queensland Government.

The final of the three sessions covered Fly In Fly Out - the impact on the health of our communities.

This session was Chaired by Carmel Marshall, Planning and Development Manager at Centacare Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton, and the Process Observer was Thalep Ah Mat, CEO of Bidgerdii Community Health Service.

Panel members included:

Professor Lee Di Milia (CQUniversity);

Laura Barnes - Deputy Director at the Health and Community Services Workforce Council;

Kurt Heidecker - CEO Gladstone Industry Leaders Group;

Dr Ricki Jeffery - Diocesan Director - Centacare Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton;

Mr Mick Shearer - Regional Executive Director, Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.

 PhotoID:14359, Professor Lee Di Milia (left) with panel members involved in the liveWellCQ session
Professor Lee Di Milia (left) with panel members involved in the liveWellCQ session
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