Haylene is a very proud Yalanji and Tagalaka woman with Italian heritage. Haylene has extensive public sector experience (over 37 years) in both health and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs, having held executive positions in the Queensland, New South Wales (NSW) and Commonwealth Governments.  Her career has included positions in service delivery (both administrative and clinical), policy and program development and implementation.

Listen to Haylene as she talks about putting the voices of our First Nation people at the table on the journey to health equity in Queensland.