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Summer May Finlay


Summer is a Yorta Yorta Woman who grew up in Lake Macquarie near Newcastle. She has worked in Aboriginal affairs at the National level and has strong professional connections across the country in the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service sector. She specializes in health policy, qualitative research and communications.

Summer is a writer with Croakey and is the Acting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Vice President Co-convener of the Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Interest Group.

Summer has been involved with a number of Twitter campaigns with Croakey including #JustJustice and #IHMayDay.

 She has a Bachelor of Social Science from Macquarie University, A Master of Public Health Advance from the University of Wollongong and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of South Australia. 

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