Carmen Parter, Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council
Carmen Parter has been a registered nurse, registered midwife and a women’s health nurse practitioner. She has also held a number of policy roles in government, including in the areas of Aboriginal health, Aboriginal law and justice and Aboriginal child protection. In these various roles she has been a clinician, researcher, educator, policy/planning officer and both middle and senior manager.
In this seminar Carmen will share her personal story and talk about her career in nursing and midwifery and beyond. Importantly, she will discuss how her personal story and her nursing qualifications and experience formed a foundation for going beyond nursing and her dreams to influencing state and national Aboriginal health policy.