A Message from the President

23 Jul 2019
CEO News

AIDA announces new Chief Executive Officer

I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Monica Barolits-McCabe as Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association (AIDA).

Monica is an Aboriginal woman from the Kungarakan tribal group whose traditional lands are south west of  Darwin.

Monica holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Canberra, and has extensive accounting, policy and management experience in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Her previous roles have included Corporate Services Manager, Danila Dilba Aboriginal Medical Service, Business Development Manager,  Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory (AMSANT), and Assistant Director with the Commonwealth Department of Health. Her most recent role was Manager of Flinders University Northern Territory.

The Board and I believe that Monica’s significant experience in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, health workforce and education will be a great asset in leadership for AIDA. 

Monica commences in the role on Monday, 12 August 2019.

23 Jul 2019