Ms Sarah Agius
Project Officer, CREATE
Wardliparingga Aboriginal Research Unit
Sarah Agius is a local Kaurna-Ngarrindjeri woman who has spent much of her life in the Adelaide region, with her teenage years in Berri in the Riverland. She joined the Wardliparingga Aboriginal Research Unit in April 2018 as an Aboriginal Project Officer within the CREATE team. Sarah has 16 years’ experience in Aboriginal specific roles in both government and non-government agencies, and holds a Diploma in management, Certificate III in Aboriginal Primary Health Care, and a Personal Trainer qualification. She has worked in Health Promotion & Health Education roles and has driven successful local initiatives such as the Strong Aboriginal Children’s Health Expo and the Aboriginal Spirit Colour Fun Run & Walk. In her personal time she promotes fitness and healthy living through fitness classes such as U-Jam Fitness and Corka Kids Dance, an early childhood dance program that combines local Aboriginal language and key health messages. She is also heavily involved in local community events such as the NAIDOC Ball through choreographing and coordinating the Nungarette’s. Sarah was also the founder of Aboriginal Fitness Professionals which is supported by the Australian Institute of Fitness and provides two Master Trainer Scholarships to local Aboriginal people. Within the CREATE team, Sarah is currently working on best practice case studies on health promotion, social determinants of health and governance within Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations.
Last updated on January 29th, 2019 at 11:51 am