Ms Adele Cox is a Bunuba and Kija (Gija) woman from the Kimberley region of Western Australia. She has spent the majority of her working life in the Kimberley region in media and in suicide prevention. Adele's work has taken her into Indigenous Health Research, having worked previously at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, and previously as an academic at the Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health and Rural Clinical School of WA at the University of Western Australia. At present Adele is a full-time Indigenous Consultant working on a number of projects and initiatives. She is and has been an active member of several committees' at both the State and National levels, including, the WA State Forensic Mental Health Council, the WA Ministerial Council for Suicide Prevention, the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children Steering Committee and Design Sub-Committee for the Department of Family and Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, former Chairperson of the National Indigenous Youth Movement of Australia and is currently a member of both the Australian Suicide Prevention Advisory Council and the National Advisory Council for Mental Health.
Last modified: 09 March 2011