WA Australian of the Year Tracy Westerman one of 14 inductees to WA Women’s Hall of Fame

Tracy Westerman. Picture: Matt Jelonek.
Tracy Westerman. Picture: Matt Jelonek.

FOURTEEN women, including WA’s Australian of the Year Tracy Westerman, will be inducted into the WA Women’s Hall of Fame at Government House this morning.

This year’s Hall of Fame inductees acknowledged women from eight categories; Community, Business, Health, Education, The Arts, Culture, Sport and Stem.

Dr Westerman is a Njamal woman from the Pilbara who founded Indigenous Psychological Services in 1998 to address mental health needs in Aboriginal communities.

The Aboriginal psychologist has funded her own research and developed unique screening tools that have enabled the identification of Aboriginal people at the early stages of suicide and mental health risk.

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WA Women’s Hall Of Fame

Dr Anne O’Neill
Diana Bryant
Kelly Howlett
Gina Williams
Hazel Butorac
Helen Margaret Creed
Nicola Forrest
Professor Christobel Saunders
Sue Middleton
Suzanne Maree Urbaniak
Terrie Gomboc
Patricia Barblett
Dr Tracy Westerman
Irene Hooper (posthumous inductee)

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