proudly identifies as an Indigenous Australian South Sea Islander.
has cultural ties to the Sunshine Coast region through his
sons who are Traditional Custodians.
Henry has been involved in the Education and Training Industry for around 25 years where he has been an Early Childhood Education Teacher, a Primary Teacher, has had experience in Secondary Schools and was the Coordinator of the Aboriginal and Islander Teacher Education Program at James Cook University and the Indigenous Employment Coordinator at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
has also been involved in the writing and delivery of Cross Cultural Communication Programs on a National scale.
Henry has also had experience on a State and National level providing advice to Ministers of Education on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education and Training and has held Senior Administrative positions in Education Queensland and The Ministry of Education in Victoria.
is a recent addition to the Health Industry and is acutely aware of many issues relating to the state of Aboriginal
and Torres Strait Islander Health in this Country.
is a firm believer in the empowerment of his
Community for the greater gain.
"I am relishing the opportunity to work in the Medicare Local environment to support and assist the Aboriginal
and Torres Strait Islander Community for better health outcomes."
Harry Pitt -
is from the Torres Strait Islands and has lived on the Sunshine Coast
for nearly 6 years.
In this time, he has worked at Australia Zoo in security and conducting shuttle tours.
then moved on to the Sunshine Coast Division of General Practice (SCDGP) in the Indigenous Outreach Worker position in Closing the Gap.
assisted with the transition from SCDGP to Focus Health Network (FHN) still with Closing the Gap program.
When Sunshine Coast Medicare Local took on the Closing the Gap program, Harry joined the SCML team in its commitment to improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes.