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Lisa Briggs announced as new CEO of NACCHO

Posted on: 5 September, 2012
Issue: Vol 12 No 3, July 2012 - September 2012
Related to Health

The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation has announced the appointment of Ms Lisa Briggs as its new CEO from 17 September 2012.

Ms Lisa Briggs is a Gunditjmara Aboriginal woman from the western district of Victoria. Ms Briggs has worked in the field of Aboriginal health for the last 25 years, predominantly as part of the Aboriginal community controlled health sector. She has also spent time at Oxfam Australia, engaged in work on the national Close the gap campaign.

Ms Briggs recently held the position of Public Health and Research Unit Manager at the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO), where her main focus was on identifying the impacts of the government’s Closing the gap initiatives. She is in the final stages of completing a Masters in Public Health through the Institute of Koorie Education at Deakin University.

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