Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Representative
Keziah Bennett-Brook is Problem Lead of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Program at The George Institute for Global Health. Keziah oversees the research program, directs program communications and leads the development and implementation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health strategy and policy. In this role, Keziah also identifies and develops strategic partnerships with relevant stakeholders including research organisations, policy makers, industry bodies, as well as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and communities, to advance the strategy and direct advocacy and translational activities. The George Institute has a number of projects relating to injury prevention among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations.
Keziah is of proud Torres Strait Islander heritage and is strongly connected to Dharawal Country (Wollongong). She has worked in social policy development, community engagement, particularly with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and organisations, and has media and communications experience. Keziah worked at the Australian Health Services Research Institute at Wollongong University in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research and paediatric injury prevention