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Janine Mohamed

Chief Executive Officer
5 Lancaster Place
Majura Park ACT, 2609
Tel: (02) 6262 5761


Janine is a proud Narrunga Kaurna woman from Point Pearce in South Australia. In June 2013, she commenced her current role as the Chief Executive Officer of the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM).

Over the past 20 years, Janine has worked in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sector in nursing, management, workforce and health policy, and project management. Prior to commencing her CATSINaM role, she worked as the Manager of Projects for the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO).

Throughout her career she has undertaken a range of roles including: two years with the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in North Adelaide as a registered nurse and research assistant; research work with the Aboriginal Research Institute and Flinders University; a range of other medical and hospital settings as a registered nurse and as a regional coordinator with Aboriginal Home Care. Janine has also worked as the Health Development Coordinator for the Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia (AHCSA), where she assisted Aboriginal communities to identify their health service needs; supported management committees of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services to operate effectively and to translate community health needs into health service outcomes; and represented the needs of Aboriginal communities to relevant stakeholders.

Janine has a passion for increasing and supporting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce, in particular, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians in the health workforce. She has initiated and/or managed many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce projects including some in workforce development and cultural safety.

Last updated: 21 November 2016
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