FORA.tv Speaker - Romlie Mokak
Romlie Mokak is Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Indigenous Doctors Association (AIDA), a Djugun man, whose family come from Broome, WA. Mokak was born and raised in the Northern Territory and after some time traveling the world and living in NSW, is now a resident of Canberra.
Mokak has significant experience working at community, State and Commonwealth levels in a range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander policy and program areas. These include disability, ageing, population health, health financing and substance use. During his time in the Department of Health and Ageing, a major achievement was constructing a comprehensive framework to address petrol sniffing, including the development of the non-sniffable fuel, Opal.
Mokak has been the CEO of AIDA since mid 2005, working with a great bunch of people at the AIDA Secretariat, under the leadership of the AIDA Board. Mokak believes strengthening the connections between education and health will ensure a better future for our kids. Mokak has a Bachelor of Social Science degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Special Education.
09.18.08 | 00:56:34 min
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