Donata Sackey

Mater Refugee Health

Donata Sackey BSoc. Wk. (Hons),Director Mater Refugee Health service and  Deputy Director Mater UQ Centre for Integrated Care and Innovation – Mater Health

Over the past 11 years, Donata has worked with the Mater UQ Centre for Integrated Care and Innovation.  The Centre has a strong focus on evaluation, research and implementing new models of care.  Donata oversees three key refugee health areas – Mater Refugee Complex Care Clinic,  Mater Integrated Refugee Health Service and Refugee Health Network Qld.  Donata is the current Chair for the Refugee Health Network Qld Partnership Advisory Group.   Prior to joining the Mater, Donata held positions in various human service organisations including over a decade with QPASTT (Qld Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma), mental health services and international student services. She has a social work degree and has a long standing interest in refugee health, community engagement, policy and evaluation.


Donata will be presenting as part of the 'Ways of working' showcase session on Thursday 13 February

    4.00pm - 5.00pm

    Conference Day One Thursday 13

    Plenary Showcase: Ways of working: self-representation, collaboration and reconciliation

    A showcase of local and national initiatives highlighting the collaboration of multiple service providers to deliver community-defined requirements.


    Rnita Dacho, Refugee Council of Australia
    Kelly Sibanda, Multicultural Australia


    Speakers, Organisations/ Initatives 

    Joseph Youhana, National Refugee Advocacy and Advisory Group

    Gulnara Abbasova, Harmony Alliance

    Vicky Jacobson, Sediqa Karimi and Donata Sackey, Refugee Health Network Queensland

    Sally Baker, Sally Morgan and Aamir Ali, RESIG National Campaign #StudentsLikeUs

    Anne Hilton,  Wayne Briscoe, Asylum Seeker and Refugee Assistance Program


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