Ability Links – Grafton, Clarence Valley LGAs: Clarence Valley
Phone: 0499 684 133
Lisa is a Gumbaynggirr woman and mother of three from the Clarence Valley in Northern NSW. Lisa has strong connections with her Bundjalung and Yaegl neighbours, and enjoys working alongside her people in her role as Linker.
Lisa was employed as an Aboriginal Heritage Conservation Officer with the NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service and Office of Environment & Heritage for over 20 years and has a diverse background in Cultural and land Management. Lisa has qualifications in education, governance and management, and experience working with Aboriginal communities to navigate Government and advocate change.
Lisa continues to practice and revive cultural skills with her children and family. She conducts cultural workshops in the community to share knowledge and raise awareness about the value of Country and how it can heal us all.
Ability Links - Eurobodulla LGAs: Eurobodulla Shire
Phone: 0419 339 111
Ability Links – Northern Rivers LGAs: Tweed, Byron, Ballina, Byron Bay & Tweed Valley
Phone: 0429 070 955
Ability Links - Casino LGAs: Kyogle
Phone: 0456 034 532
Ability Links – Queanbeyan & Southern Region, Yass Valley, and the Snowy Mountains of NSW. LGAs: Palerang, Queanbeyan, Yass Valley, Snowy River
Phone: 0436 195 970
Kathryn is a descendant of the Yuin Nation of the NSW South Coast. For the past 24 years, Kathryn has worked in an Aboriginal Community Organisation managing programs that provided services to elderly Aboriginal people of the NSW Central Coast region.
Kathryn is the RATPO for the Hunter, Central Coast and New England Regions in NSW.
Kathryn has extensive knowledge and experience of the not-for-profit sector developing and delivering solutions to long term community issues. Kathryn has a Cert.1 and Cert.2 in Case Management and also completed the Indigenous Women’s Leadership program.
Kathryn is very passionate about providing support to the Elders of our communities and particularly assisting those with a disability to have a voice in services being planned and delivered to them..
“Maintaining culture and creating pathways for the disabled and Aged to have quality lives and self determination within there own communities are my goals”.