Instructor Profile | Mental Health First Aid
Jeremy Heathcote




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Location Information

Sydney NSW 2000

States Available In

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


I am a proud Aboriginal man from the Awabakal Nation who is focused on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, retention, career development and community engagement.

I'm currently is employed as the Indigenous Healh Community Engagement Officer within the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney and has a track record of success in fast paced environments, at both a strategic and operational level, driving tangible improvements in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment.

I have strong community engagement experience and highly involved in the local community and I am experienced in coordinating a number of training and events across the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander areas.

I have focus areas on Employment and Education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and work as a board member of Redfern Empowered Communities Alliance and the Inner City Empowered Communities (Redfern/La Perouse).

I am also the Deputy Chairman of the Babana Aboriginal Men's Group based in Glebe which services the Greater Sydney region.

 Awarded the 2013 Pauline McLeod Award for Reconciliation & 2011 Volunteer of the Year (Northern Sydney Region)  AMHFA Trainer - Mental Health First Aid Australia  Masters – Employment Relations. Griffith University  Diploma of Human Resource Management  Certificate IV in Indigenous Mentoring – Specrum