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Jackie Ah Kit

Jackie was born in Darwin and raised in the Northern Territory and is a proud descendant of a Warramunga woman and a Waanyi man.

For the past two decades, Jackie has worked in senior management roles leading high profile and innovative programs within complex human services organisations. From 2000 – 2006, she held the position of Chief Executive Officer with the Port Lincoln Aboriginal Health Service. Since then, she has held executive positions with both Country Health SA and the Northern Territory Department of Health. In February 2012, Jackie took up the position of Director Aboriginal Health with the Women’s and Children’s Health Network.

Jackie has a strong interest in developing systems that encourage and enable Aboriginal staff to project and protect their culture and heritage in the workplace and is committed to improving the cultural competency of services across South Australia.