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Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia appoint new CEO

The board of the Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia is pleased to welcome and announce Tanya McGregor as their new CEO.

Tanya is a proud Yaruwu (Broome) woman who has lived and worked most of her life on the lands of the Larrakia people in the Northern Territory and now on the Kaurna land in South Australia.

Most recently Tanya represented Aboriginal Health in the role of Chief Aboriginal Health Officer for SA Health where she provided system leadership at a state and national level with both government departments and non-government partners. In this role she engaged c0mmunity and collaborated with partners in system wide policy and planning to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal people and their communities. Tanya has extensive experiences on Committees, Boards and Ministerial Councils.

Tanya is currently the Co-Chair of the Aboriginal Cricket Advisory Committee for SACA and the SA representative on the Cricket Australia Indigenous Advisory Committee and a Director on the Fay Fuller Foundation. She also previously served on the Rostrevor College Board and NT Softboard Board where she was awarded Life Membership.

With more than 10 years’ experience at a senior and executive level developing state-wide Aboriginal health strategy and policy across South Australia and the Northern Territory, Tanya brings her extensive experience and knowledge to AHCSA to guide the organisation to achieve our strategic objectives.