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Ms Donnella Mills

Appointed Member

Position

  • Member, JCU Council
  • Member, Human Resources Committee
  • Member, Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee

Biography

Donnella is a proud Torres Strait Islander woman with ancestral and family links to Masig and Nagir. She is a Director of Wuchopperen Health Service and Chair of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation – NACCHO. She is a Cairns based lawyer with LawRight, a Community Legal Centre which coordinates the provision of pro-bono civil legal service to disadvantaged and vulnerable members of the community.

Donnella is currently the project lawyer for the Wuchopperen Health Justice Partnership. This innovative HJP is an exciting model of care providing access to justice in a community controlled setting, where lawyers and health professionals collaborate to achieve improved health, social, emotional and spiritual well-being outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.