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Priscilla's passion for people and country

Name: Priscilla GibsonTitle: Health Promotion OfficerHobbies: Horse riding, Four Wheel Driving, fishing, spending time with family and friends There is nothing more Priscilla Gibson enjoys about her job than making a difference in young people’s lives. Working at Apunipima for…
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Trio promote health messages at Lockhart

Special guest appearances by CondoMan, VegieMan and Lubilicious had hearts racing stomachs growling at Lockhart’s Health Check Expo last week. About 160 people attended the two-day expo and about 60 health checks were recorded for men and women at the community hall. There was a…
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Investing in Continual Quality Improvement

This week, Apunipima saw eight staff newly qualify as internal auditors for the organisation. Achieving not one but two nationally recognised course competencies, BSBAUD402B Participate in a Quality Audit and BSBAUD504B Report on a Quality Audi; staff involved received training…
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Mouths water in Mapoon as Apunipima creates in kitchen

Everyone's mouth was watering as Apunipima’s health promotions team cooked up a hearty meal for National Nutrition Week in Mapoon. There was a cooking demonstration using ingredients readily available at the local store. Health Promotion Officer Andrew Packer’s variation on…
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Cooktown staff profile: Kris Wallin

As an audiologist based in Cooktown, Kris Wallin says she has the best of both worlds. Helping decrease the incidence of ear infections in young people and living in an unspoilt, historic coastal town surrounded by the stunning countryside of…
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Apunipima supports fluoride at Aurukun

Apunipima congratulates Aurukun Shire Council for putting fluoride in the community’s water supply which is scheduled to start on Monday. Residents of Aurukun will start receiving fluoridated water from next week. For more than 50 years fluoridated water has proven…
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Napranum Nails the Deadly Choice

Napranum’s Deadly Choices Community Day saw over 100 people join the Deadly Choices Team at the Oval on Wednesday to learn how they could make the Deadly Choice and improve their health. The event kicked off with a Woomera challenge…
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