Australia’s first registered Aboriginal Pharmacist is a finalist in NSW Women’s Awards

To celebrate International Women’s Day in New South Wales we recognise the work of some amazing women and discuss the issues affecting women in our state. NSW Women’s week is held from 3-9th of March with the NSW Women of the Year awards taking place on the eve of  International Women’s Day.

2SER spoke to a finalist for this years NSW Aboriginal Woman of the Year awardWiradjuri yinaa woman Faye McMillan an Associate Professor at Charles Sturt University and Atlantic Fellow for Social Equity.  

Associate Professor Faye McMillan is Australia’s first registered Aboriginal Pharmacist. In her extensive career she has developed an app to support people with mental health concerns, founded Indigenous Allied Health Australia and is the director of the Djirruwang  Program at Charles Sturt University.  

The NSW Women of the Year Awards will be announced on the 7th of March, to see the other finalists visit: 2019 Women of the Year Award Finalists.

Photo: Associate Professor Faye McMillan (Photo supplied by Associate Professor Faye McMillan)

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