Instructor Profile | Mental Health First Aid
Bonnie Chew


0407 175 463



Standard MHFA
Standard Refresher Course
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander MHFA
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander MHFA
Suicidal Person MHFA
Blended Workplace

Location Information

Ballarat VIC 3350

States Available In

  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia


Bonnie Chew, a proud Wadawurrung woman, an activist and advocate for her Australian Aboriginal heritage with many years’ experience in Aboriginal cultural heritage management, education, Aboriginal incarceration, genealogy, and health. Her newly found passion is educating the community about the importance of Mental Health and removing the stigma around seeking assistance if and when required.

Currently, Bonnie runs a cultural consulting business, Mirriyu Cultural Consulting, offering such services as Mental Health First Aid, Cultural Awareness sessions, Cultural Tours, Cultural Auditing and Reconciliation Action Planning.

Bonnie also holds three state Ministerial appointments, Indigenous Independent Prison Visitor, Victoria’s Indigenous heritage representative on the Public Records Advisory Council and a council member of the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council.