Dean Bayliss

Dean is a proud Gomeroi man from the Northwest Slopes and plains of NSW. He has more than a decade of extensive experience and knowledge within suicide prevention, social and emotional wellbeing, and mental health, as well as strategic program management, and stakeholder engagement.

Dean collaborates and has forged and fosters strong partnerships with national and state peak bodies, government, non-government organisations, and community groups with guidance, vision, and accountability. His key focus is building strong Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, supporting their unique individual needs through self-determination and targeted support.

Dean holds a strong commitment to building the capacity and resilience of organisations, individuals, and communities, He values and respects cultural protocols, and does not allow consultation, stakeholder, and community engagement to be compromised, as he believes they are fundamental for self-determination and the sustainability of outcomes.

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