Senior Australian of the Year 2007 (Northern Territory) Indigenous health advocate
From: Northern Territory
Ms Pat Anderson is an Alyawarre woman known nationally and internationally as a powerful advocate for disadvantaged people, with a particular focus on the health of Australia’s First Peoples. She has extensive experience in all aspects of Aboriginal health, including community development, advocacy, policy formation and research ethics. Ms Anderson currently serves as the Chairperson of the Lowitja Institute.