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Adele Cox

National Sector Development Manager at SNAICC, Vic

Adele Cox is a Bunuba and Gija woman from the Kimberley region of Western Australia and works as an advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health in a range of areas, including more specifically mental health and suicide prevention.

Beginning her career as a broadcaster/journalist in Broome and since then expanding into areas of early child and maternal health, research, policy and program development and ongoing advocacy.

Previously she was co-founder and Founding CEO of Thirrili Limited and led the development and implementation of Australia’s first National Indigenous postvention service. She is currently the National Sector Development Manager with SNAICC National Voice for Our Children.

 

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.