Andrea Kelly

Andrea Kelly

Interim First Nations Aged Care Commissioner,
Department of Health and Aged Care

Andrea Kelly

Ms Kelly is a proud Warumungu and Larrakia woman, with strong family connections throughout the Northern Territory.

She has enjoyed a 30 plus year career in the Australian Public Service (APS), in both the Northern Territory and Canberra.

Ms Kelly is particularly proud of the work she did in education, early years and childcare in the Northern Territory. Recently Ms Kelly was instrumental in the design and establishment of the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme.

As Interim First Nations Aged Care Commissioner, Ms Kelly will:

  • lead public consultations with First Nations stakeholders and communities on the design and functions of the permanent Commissioner
  • contribute to the changes necessary to bring improvements for First Nations people across all tiers of the aged care system
  • advocate for culturally safe aged care for First Nations people across Australia.