Board Nominee Nicole Turner

Meet Nicole Turner

Nicole is a Kamilaroi woman, her grandmother was part of the stolen generation, and she currently lives on the New South Wales coast near Kempsey. She is one of very few qualified Aboriginal community Nutritionists in Australia.

Nicole has worked in the health sector for over 20 years and worked in Aboriginal health for 15 years has published several research papers in international journals.

Nicole’s passion is nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle and she believes we need to educate and give knowledge to our people about the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and prevention of chronic diseases. She enjoys empowering other Aboriginal people to attend university and obtain a degree and speaks to a lot of school children to encourage them to finish school and follow their dreams to get to university.