Yarnin with Nicole McCartney about Mental Health, Covid-19 Boosters and vaccinating our Boorais



Today on the show we yarned with Nicole McCartney, the Victorian Chief Aboriginal Health Adviser at the Department of Health, on the importance of Covid 19 boosters, vaccinations for our Boorais ( 5-11 year old) and Mental Health.


Nicole is a Yorta Yorta woman, from a long line of strong matriarchs, she advocates for Aboriginal rights and she has spearheaded the delivery of an Aboriginal Health Division that is focused on embedding self-determination and cultural safety in the Victorian health system.


During the pandemic, Nicole has worked tirelessly to deliver a culturally safe COVID-19 health response for Aboriginal people in Victoria and is highly regarded by her peers at the Department of Health. She is a proud mother of four wonderful children and a mad Tigers supporter.