Clarke Scott, NBMLHD Board Member
Clarke Scott has more than 20 years' experience as an Aboriginal Liaison Officer, working in the Blue Mountains, Lithgow and Penrith regions.
A Wiradjuri man and Penrith resident, Clarke has had a key role in translating and applying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health policy into community contexts and his vision for effective Aboriginal health is the formation of successful relationships and ongoing community consultation.
Clarke has had a key role in a number of innovative local community initiatives, consulting closely with Aboriginal communities, health services and GPs including the Blue Mountains Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Coalition and Aboriginal Men’s and Boys’ Cultural Mentoring Camp and Teaching and Learning Circles – the latter winning a NSW Health Award for Innovation.
Clarke has a passion for addressing issues impacting quality and sustainable local health services for the Aboriginal community. He is a champion of health equality that aims to close the health and life expectancy gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and non-Indigenous Australians.
Tuesday, 1 September 2015 12:15:19 PM