Dr. Melito graduated from Western Sydney University and completed his internship at Nepean Hospital. Dr. Melito is an Aboriginal Wiradjuri man who was raised in Mount Druitt and, as a local, has a keen interest in regional Aboriginal health and wellbeing issues.
Andrew is a member of the KRMC Aboriginal Advisory Committee.
Interests: Aboriginal health and wellbeing, alcohol misuse and diabetes.
She holds a Diploma in Leadership & Management, a Diploma in Counselling and a Certificate in Community from NSW TAFE and is in the process of completing her Certificate in Primary Healthcare with the Aboriginal Health College. Dolie focuses on improving access to KRMC's services for the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. She will become KRMC's first Aboriginal Health Practitioner in 2018.
Dolie is a member of the KRMC Aboriginal Advisory Committee.
Mafi Kailahi, Aboriginal Outreach Worker
Mafi is a Wiradjuri woman and has worked in Western Sydney for a number of years as an Aboriginal health worker with a particular focus on health promotion, sexual health education and cultural facilitation with local schools. Mafi has also worked as a community and education engagement officer for GWAHS, with Asthma Australia and with the George Institute as a research assistant and project officer.
Mafi's role at KRMC will include the establishment of further links with the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities with a view to encouraging and supporting access to/ the increased use of the services we offer at KRMC, and of identifying and working withto resolve any barriers to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people accessing our services.
Vanessa is a Gamilaraay woman. She has extensive experience in mental health and community development. She is currently studying for a Certificate in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health at NSW TAFE.
Vanessa is a member of the KRMC Aboriginal Advisory Committee.
Christine Gittoes, Receptionist
Christine is a Wiradjuri woman, born in Wellington, NSW. She has worked in the medical industry for 28 years and at KRMC she is a Receptionist and a member of the Corporate Health Service team. Christine sits on the Woodcroft Festival Committee.
Christine is a member of the Aboriginal Advisory Committee.