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CRANAplus Board Member
Originally from the Barossa Valley in South Australia, Emma fell in love with remote nursing after undertaking a student placement at Alpurrurulam Community in the Northern Territory in 2008. Since then, Emma has worked across a wide range of remote locations throughout the Northern Territory and Western Australia in both the government and non-government sector. Holding a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Nursing and a Master of Public Health, Emma has experience across a diversity of roles including program coordination, clinical education and health service management and administration.
Currently based in Newman in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Emma is employed as the Remote Services Clinical Manager for Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service where she works with a multidisciplinary team that provides primary health care to some of the remotest communities in Australia. Emma has a passion for all issues pertaining to remote health and holds a particular interest in social justice, clinical governance and workforce issues in the remote context.