Banok Rind is a proud Yamatji Badimaya woman from Western Australia. She is a registered nurse and currently the Deputy Executive Officer at the Koorie Youth Council.
Banok has a background in Aboriginal health and wellbeing, and in advocacy within the Aboriginal mentoring, leadership and health space. She has worked extensively in cultural safety within the university and health sector as well as an Associate Lecturer for Indigenous Health at RMIT University. Banok’s work heavily highlights the ongoing institutional racism prevalent within health services across the country, and in reducing health disparities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. She is a representative of the Close the Gap campaign.