Nicole is an Aboriginal woman with a Bachelor of Psychological Sciences (Hons) and a Master’s degree in Public Health. Nicole has spent her recent years yarning with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and organisations and working with non-Indigenous stakeholders in order to collaboratively break down the systemic barriers to accessing palliative care experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Nicole is passionate about supporting and building the capacity of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce to deliver healing-informed, trauma-aware and strengths-based care to community and themselves. She is driven to ensure that all communities receive equitable access to knowledge, resources and care that are of genuine benefit and delivered in a way that empowers, dignifies and respects our rich and diverse Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.