Tina is an Aboriginal woman who identifies with the Wiradjuri and Ngunnawal peoples of NSW and ACT with extensive management experience within the employment, welfare and community services sectors. Tina is well known for her leadership and is an experienced manager and board member at local and state levels. Tina has worked with in Federal and state government guidelines and has a comprehensive understanding of government operations, policies and practices. Tina has worked at state-wide level with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, families and communities in service delivery, community development and organisational development and at a National Level with the Human Rights Commission as a key representative to guide the development of a new national Indigenous representative body.
As a qualified trainer and assessor Tina has delivered training to Aboriginal Organisations and individuals in Certificate IV Business Governance and Community Services Welfare. Tina specialises in working with both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children, young people and adults within the Out-of-Home Care and Family Support fields
Tina has over 20 years’ professional experience working in both Government and non-Government sectors before joining Curijo in the role of the Chair and consultant.
Tina has held a Board Member and secretary role at AbSec (Aboriginal Child, Family and Community Care State Secretariat – NSW) State for 4 years. The organisation is recognised as the peak NSW Aboriginal organisation to providing child protection and out-of-home care policy advice and supporting our Aboriginal Community Controlled (ACCO) Sector to deliver for Aboriginal children, families and communities. AbSec is also responsible for building capacity of the Aboriginal disability NGO sector so that people with disability have choice in the type of services and supports they access.
Skills & Expertise
- Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Business Leadership UOM (current)
- Bachelor of Social Work UOW (current)
- Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Life Story Work
- Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Trauma Recovery UOW
- Family Group Conferencing
- Diploma in Community Services Coordination/Management
- Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
- Working with Children Check – NSW
- Working with Vulnerable People – ACT