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Dr Ebonny van der Meer

General Practitioner, Qld

Ebonney is a general practice and rural generalist registrar with specialisation in mental health working as a senior medical officer in Cooktown, Queensland.

She is an active member of the Rural Doctors Association of Queensland, representing doctors in training on the organisation’s management and conference committees and holds an adjunct lecturer position with James Cook University.

With a keen interest in the models of service delivery for mental health in primary care settings across rural and remote locations and amongst local Indigenous populations she has recently undertaken research in this field. Ebonney is also a trained physiotherapist and a proud mum of two.


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.