Clare Butterfield

Born and raised on Ngunnawal country, Clare has more than a decade of experience in the communications and engagement field, in the not-for-profit environment, and in all levels of government.

She has worked as the Communications Officer at the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses, the Communications Team Lead for the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health’s Deadly Choices program, the Communications Manager at the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council, and Communications Manager at the Coalition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peak Organisations.

As Director of Communications at Gayaa Dhuwi, Clare is responsible for the communications activities for the organisation and promotion of leadership, excellence, and presence across all parts of the Australian mental health system and the achievement of the highest attainable standard of social and emotional wellbeing, mental health, and suicide prevention outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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