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Nyombil Centre Support Network

Your support network

The Nyombil Centre is a place of learning and change with a dedicated team who will help you transition into university life and into the workforce.

Our team deliver inclusive and culturally safe support programs and practices with a focus on empowering students to reach their full potential. 

Paul Martin - Nyombil Centre Coordinator

Paul is a descendant of the Butchulla and Goreng Goreng people on his mother’s side, with Greek and Irish heritage from his father. Guided by his passion to help people believe in their own capabilities, Paul has worked as a counsellor for more than 15 years. This has included youth suicide prevention, Indigenous family counselling and advocacy and working with youth at risk.

Oscar Davis - Indigenous Outreach and Cultural Support Officer

Oscar is a descendent of the Gamilaraay people on his mother’s side, with Papua New Guinean heritage from his father’s side. Oscar works part-time facilitating the My Vision Leadership and Development programs from the Gold Coast region to North Queensland, as well as the cultural programs and initiatives internal to the Nyombil Centre.  

Teresa Blair - Indigenous Student Success & Wellbeing Officer

Teresa Blair is the youngest of 5 children, was born in Bellingen NSW, Saltwater Women from the Bellinger Valley - her father’s country. She is a descendant of the Gumbayngirr people of Urunga.

At the early age Teresa developed an interest in Aboriginal Health/Mental health and later went on to study in this field.