Marilyn is a proud ‘Kamilaroi’ born woman with a strong heritage from the Boggabilla area of NSW. She has lived and worked in her local Aboriginal community, Redfern and Sydney inner west for the past 40 years.
Marilyn is an Aboriginal MERIT clinician in Drug Health Services at RPA and Canterbury Hospitals.
Which includes local court duties, clinical and cultural support.
Marilyn facilitates an Aboriginal women’s group weekly at RPAH drug health.
It’s a drop in group which coincides with morning dosing. It’s a place where the women’s can come have a cuppa, relax with art and craft whilst getting wholistic support.
She is the RPA drug health smoking cessation counsellor and a SMART group facilitator.
Marilyn has also worked in the Aboriginal chronic care program and HARP health promotion team.