New faces at Wurrumiyanga
Tabatha Burt, Employment Consultant
Tabatha came to Bathurst in June 2019 to support Tiwi people in securing employment on the Tiwi Islands. She has over 27 years of experience in the community services sector, and a special interest in helping people with a disability, elderly people, people experiencing mental health, and disadvantaged youth. She is originally from Penrith in NSW.
Brenda Ryle, Women’s Centre Manager
Brenda is a qualified chef and teacher. She grew up in Cooktown FNQ and has lived in Ramingining, Galiwinku and Milingimbi working as an Employment Consultant, Women’s Activity Coordinator and Site Manager. Her main goal for the Women’s Centre is to help Tiwi women build their skills and independence – and to try some bush food!
Geoff Collins, CDP Activities Coordinator
Geoff joined TITEB in May 2019 after six years working for RJCP/CDP in Arnhem Land. After a brief stint as Post Placement Support Consultant, he moved into his current position. Geoff aims to build up the program to the point where both participants and supervisors are fully engaged and genuine leaders in the community.