Aboriginal Health Program Officer
Michelle Tobin

Michelle Tobin joined Positive Life in May 2020. She has responsibility alongside Leslie Peters, to develop, implement, and evaluate a co-designed HIV health program for NSW-based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with or at risk of acquiring HIV.

Michelle is an Aboriginal woman of the Yorta Yorta Nation who has lived with HIV since 1990, and a descendant of the Stolen Generation. She is a strong advocate for the well-being and human rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in NSW.

As one of two women across Australia who advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with HIV, Michelle represents the positive voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, especially for women living with HIV. Michelle sits on the Board of The Anwernekenhe National HIV Alliance as the Chair and representative for people living with HIV. She is a community member and convenor of the Positive Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Network (PATSIN).  Michelle is a Director on the Board of the Australia Federation of AIDS organisations (AFAO) and an active member of Femfatales, the National Network of Women Living with HIV including a number of advisory committees.

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