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Fiona Cornforth


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healing Foundation

Faculty: Expert contributors


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Fiona Cornforth is of the Wuthathi peoples of the far north-east cape of Queensland with family roots also in Zenadth Kes (the Torres Strait Islands). She is proudly the CEO of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healing Foundation, a national organisation leading the movement on survivor-led intergenerational healing.
On a foundation of senior and leadership roles of community and of governments, she has used management degrees and tertiary teaching accreditation to understand the opportunities for systems to change, knowing the impacts of intergenerational trauma as well as the power and strengths of First Nations peoples’ cultures to lead intergenerational healing.

Fiona has gained experience and perspectives in education, leadership and business development globally and shares a message of celebration and gratitude for the greatness of ancestors, Elders, and the ontology and authority that holds her and her family.