- Indigenous Health and Cross Cultural Care
- Indigenous Health and Education
- Indigenous Nursing
- Whiteness Studies in Nursing
- Indigenous Health Workforce Development
- Indigenous Student Recruitment and Retention
- University Governance and Indigenous Participation
- Indigenising Curriculum
- Indigenous Learning Spaces
Lynne is an Aboriginal nursing academic in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at USC. She is a registered Nurse with Clinical Expertise in Surgical and Operating Theatre nursing. Her tribal group are the Mandandanji Aboriginal people who originate from South West Queensland. However, Lynne was born on GubbiGubbi country here on the Sunshine Coast where she now resides and works.
She is extremely passionate about supporting Indigenous nursing students and advancing Indigenous health excellence wherever possible within her role as a senior nursing lecturer.
Lynne's role enables her to stay culturally connected with Indigenous communities at the grass roots level and this helps to continue her ‘dreaming with care’ cycle while giving back to her people.
Lynne is currently a PhD candidate at USC, the title of her PhD project is “What are the Stories of Indigenous Nursing Academics working in Queensland Universities between 2003-2013?”
She has a strong research interest in all areas that are related to advancing Indigenous Health and Wellness outcomes for her people.