At Gurriny Yealamucka Health Services Aboriginal Corporation we continue to employ staff with the necessary skills and experience to provide a professional service to the community, while maintaining our commitment to local employment.
Meet our Senior Management Team
Suzanne is a proud Aboriginal Woman from the Jaru, Punaba and Bunal Bardi peoples of Western Australia’s North Kimberley region. Born in Broome she moved to Yarrabah in her early teens where she still now lives and works.
She has over 10 years’ experience in health and the community-control sector and advocates for social change amongst her people and community.
Suzanne is a member of the Yarrabah Leaders Forum (YLF) which drives the strategic direction of the community of Yarrabah. Current board positions include Deputy Chair for Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC) and member of Northern Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Health Alliance (NATSIHA) and Northern Queensland Primary Health Network (NQPHN).
Dr Jason King
Senior Medical Officer
Jason is a Yued Noongar man from the south-west of Western Australia.
He graduated from medicine in 2007 and took up an internship at Royal Perth Hospital.
In 2015 he made the trip east to Cairns, starting work at Wuchopperen Health Service in Edmonton.
In 2017 he took the short drive over the range one lunchtime to pay a visit to Yarrie when he 'fell in love with the place and has never looked back!"
"I love working with the community and with all the staff at Gurriny; and especially love seeing the health service achieve our goals and meet challenges head on'.
Jason has been the Senior Medical Officer at Gurriny since 2018.
Anita Lee Hong
Anita is a descendant of the Badjalla language group. Born and educated in Cairns, she spent most of her early life there before moving to Perth in 2002 and then to Brisbane until January 2021.
Anita commenced in the role of General Manager at Gurriny in February 2021. As part of the Senior Management Team that support the work of the Chief Executive she leads the broader strategic business and systems development, stakeholder engagement and organisation development initiatives.
Anita is a former Director – Research and Development at the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service (ATSICHS) (Brisbane).