SPEAKING FOR COUNTRY
DATE: Mon, October 23, 2023
CPD ACTIVITY: 2 Formal CPD Points
VENUE: Zoom only
COST: $35 online
$35 to join via zoom online
TIME: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
6:00pm Registration/sign-in for 6:30pm start. Finish 8:30pm
REGISTRATION CLOSES: Tue, October 24, 2023
Registrations for this event are not currently available.
From the heart of Wiradjuri country Christine Peckham born in Peak Hill central west NSW the CEO Peak Hill Aboriginal Medical Service since the early 2000’s and member of the Peak Hill Aboriginal Land Council . Chris will provide an insight into understanding country from Wiradjuri perspective . Through her work Living and working in country with her Wiradjuri community ,she ensures they are kept healthy and connected.
PHAMS has set up a Learning and Healing centre a place where the community can learn about country, their totems, their stories , embrace culture and be empowered .
Country is more than just a place. Join us for this insightful talk.
About the speaker :
Christine Peckham – CEO Peak Hill Aboriginal Medical Service
I am a proud descendant of the Bogan River Dandaloo, Wiradjuri people of NSW.
I am the CEO of the Peak Hill Aboriginal Medical Service, on Wiradjuri country, in the Central West area of NSW. My whole working life has been in Aboriginal Affairs, both in government and in community controlled organisations, covering Aboriginal Aged Care and Aboriginal Health, in both regional and remote areas of NSW and the NT.
In my present role, I sit on the Western NSW Regional Aboriginal Health Council , the Peak Hill Local Health Council, the Peak Hill Local Aboriginal Land Council Board and the local NSW Parkes &Wildlife Services Joint Management Committee, looking after country, in our local National Park and Cultural Sites in our area.
I‘ve been involved in various research project applications with the AHMRC Ethics Committee, as an Assessor, over the years.
My passion has been and to this day is working for better outcomes for our mob, our lands, our culture, and our future generations, across the whole spectrum of health and the social determinants of health.
And I am a MAD…NRL South Sydney “Rabbitohs” Team Supporter !!
The evening's program will run as follow :
6:15pm Zoom - Meet / Greet and set up.
6.30pm - 7.00pm Sponsor’s presentation TBC ( 30min’s ) includes a short Q&A at the end;
7:00pm - 8.30pm Speaker’s presentation Speaking for Country by Christine Peckham (90min’s )
includes a short Q & A at the end;
8.30pm Conclusion of evening
Be sure to attend from 6:30-9 to get your full 2 Formal CPD Points!