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Ms Sandra Angus

38 Fleetwing Avenue
Newport QLD, 4020
 

Biography

Sandy Angus, is a Queensland Aboriginal woman who has made significant contributions to improving the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women not only in Queensland but in all of Australia's States and Territories, through local and national work. Sandy holds a Degree in Social Science majoring in Human Services. She has worked tirelessly in the health field for over 20 years in an effort to raise the health status of her people in ways which are determined and supported by the community themselves.

Sandy retired in late 2010 from her position of over 10 years as Senior Public Health Officer (Indigenous), Queensland Cervical Screening Program (QCSP). Even after retirement, Sandy continues to be very active in her local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. As a member of Cancer Council Queensland's Indigenous Stakeholders Group, Sandy has played an integral role in assisting Cancer Council Queensland to develop culturally appropriate resources and was instrumental in developing the now well established Cancer Care Course for Indigenous Health Workers.

 
Last updated: 23 September 2011
 
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