Governor of Queensland visits Aurukun

Date published

19 Oct 2015

Nino Di Marco, CEO, RFDS (Queensland Section) recently welcomed Patron and Governor of Queensland , His Excellency, Mr Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland, and his wife Kaye de Jersey, on a clinic flight to Aurukun.

The Governor of Queensland visited the local RFDS Wellbeing Centre which focuses on addressing issues such as drug and alcohol misuse, gambling, family violence, mental health and wellbeing. The Centre provides a number of key activities including: individual counselling, relationship counselling, family interventions, women's groups, men's groups, children's activity groups, and cultural and spiritual activity groups. All activities are provided in collaboration with Local Advisory Groups, local staff members, Elders and other community stakeholders.

Graphic: Ngoounk Mut Pam'ed

Thank you to Leslie (rhythm guitar), James (bass), Harry (drums) and Stanley (lead guitar) from the Ngoounk Mut Pam'ed(Shade For Men) Men's Shed in Aurukun for their performance during the Governor's visit.