Project title: 

Co-designing an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation to better meet the needs of Aboriginal young people in Western Australia 


Dr Judith Dean,  A/Prof Lisa Fitzgerald, Dr Michelle Webb  

Researcher biography

Amanda Sibosado is a proud Bard (West Kimberley) & Wardandi (South West) woman from Western Australia based on Whadjuk country, Boorloo (Perth). She worked in sexual health for 15 years followed by three years as a Research Associate at Curtin University co-designing mainstream youth mental health services to better meet the needs of Aboriginal young people. Amanda has completed a Bachelor of Applied Science in Indigenous Community Management and Development (Curtin University) followed by a Graduate Certificate in Public Health (Charles Darwin University). Amanda is particularly interested in Indigenous methodologies, and participatory action research and related processes as vehicles to create safe spaces for Aboriginal people with other marginalised intersections to be valued, heard, and self-determine.