Banok Rind is a proud Yamatji Badimaya woman from Western Australia. She is a registered nurse and currently the Deputy Executive Officer at the Koorie Youth Council. Banok has a background in Aboriginal health and wellbeing, and advocacy within the Aboriginal mentoring, leadership and health space.
She has worked extensively in cultural competency within the university and health sector as well as an associate lecturer for Indigenous Health at RMIT University. Her work heavily highlights the ongoing institutional racism prevalent within health services across the country, reducing health disparities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people and is a representative of the Close the Gap campaign.