Ruth Taylor – Programs Manager (Preventative Health)
NCACCH welcomed Ruth Taylor to our team in March 2017 as the Indigenous Health Project Officer and in late 2017 Ruth transitioned into her new role. Ruth moved to the Sunshine Coast region from Northern NSW, where she has lived for the majority of her life on Bundjalung country. Ruth has a Masters in Public Health, as well as a background in nutrition and health promotion, and has previously worked in a similar roles in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Ruth is passionate about health equality and about preventing and reducing the impact of chronic disease on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Brad Hore – Project Officer
Brad Hore a proud Dunghutti man from NSW, joined the NCACCH team in July 2018. Brad moved to the Sunshine Coast in 2000 to pursue a boxing career. He has represented Australia in two Olympic Games (2000 & 2004) and two Commonwealth Games (2002 & 2006) and was honoured with the title of the 23rd Australian Indigenous Olympian. Brad continues to work with the Australian Olympic Committee as a strong, Indigenous role model for our people all over the country, proudly representing a healthy lifestyle. Prior to NCACCH, Brad worked at Deadly Choices for 5 years, working within communities to reduce health disparities and making a positive change on the younger generation through a strong connection to culture.
Sade Beezley – Program Support Worker
Sade is a proud Gubbi Gubbi descendant, born in Gladstone and has grown up on the Sunshine Coast. Sade comes to us with over 8 year’s experience in Medical Administration. She has worked for the Wesley Hospital, Queensland Health and Gladstone AMS, Nhulundu. Sade started with NCACCH in 2017 and has provided valuable support in Administration, the Chronic Disease Management Team and more recently transitioned to the Preventable Health Team. Sade has a great passion for improving the community’s access to the quality healthcare.