Central Queensland Indigenous Development

Our mob

CQID is central Queensland’s leading organisation committed to positive social change for Indigenous Australians.

Our mob want to make a difference for our mob

CQID’s board and staff members work together to make a difference to the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who live across Central Queensland and surrounds.

Our mob is representative of the mobs we serve.

We have personal knowledge and shared experience of the challenges in community.

You can trust that we will understand your problems.

Andrew Doyle

Andrew Doyle | CQID

My Mob

Iman & Kuku-Yalanji. My grandmother is from Palm Island and my grandfather from Woorabinda.

What I do

Family Participation Facilitator
Emerald

Anthony Weldon

Anthony Weldon | CQID

What I do

CQID Board Chair

Aunty Gayle Yow-Yeh

Aunty Gayle Yow-Yeh | CQID

My Mob

Proud Darumbal Woman (Mother’s side) Proud Byellee Woman (Father’s side)

What I do

Family Participation Facilitator
Rockhampton

Aunty Joyce Bonner

Aunty Joyce Bonner | CQID

What I do

Family Wellbeing Officer
Hervey Bay

Bernard McAuliffe

Bernard McAuliffe | CQID

What I do

Executive Officer Finance and Operations
Rockhampton

Boedene Bellamy

Boedene Bellamy | CQID

What I do

Administration Trainee
Hervey Bay

Brumaiini Henry

Brumaiini Henry | CQID

My Mob

Birri Gubba

What I do

Support Worker Mimosa Creek Healing Centre
Woorabinda

Bryon Ketchup

Bryon Ketchup | CQID

What I do

CQID Director with expertise as Traditional Custodian

Candice Field

Candice Field | CQID

My Mob

Gundungurra (Koori) | Blue Mountains, NSW

What I do

Manager Foster and Kinship Care
Rockhampton

Carol Major

Carol Major | CQID

What I do

CQID Board Director with expertise in communtiy support

Cassinta Smith

Cassinta Smith | CQID

What I do

Family Wellbeing Officer
Rockhampton

Connie Pearson

Connie Pearson | CQID

My Mob

A proud Poruma Island Man | Kulkalgal Nation

What I do

Family Wellbeing Officer
Rockhampton

Daniel Yasso

Daniel Yasso | CQID

My Mob

I am a Aboriginal (Iman) and South Sea Islander (Vanuatu) man

What I do

Executive Officer Community Wellbeing
Rockhampton

Danielle Hooper

Danielle Hooper | CQID

My Mob

Dunghutti | Kempsey, NSW

What I do

Practitioner Quality and Training
Rockhampton

Darren Smith

Darren Smith | CQID

What I do

CQID Director with expertise in finance and business

Deidre Tull

Deidre Tull | CQID

My Mob

Jiman

What I do

Placement Support Officer Foster and Kinship Care
Rockhampton

Emma Lennox

Emma Lennox | CQID

My Mob

Wiradjuri

What I do

Practitioner, Family Wellbeing
Rockhampton

Greg Major

Greg Major | CQID

My Mob

Wangka-Yutjurru , wangkamanha, waluwarra

What I do

Support Worker Mimosa Creek Healing Centre
Woorabinda

Howard Booth

Howard Booth | CQID

My Mob

Waka Waka, Kullari

What I do

Support Worker Mimosa Creek Healing Centre
Woorabinda

Isaiah Sullivan

Isaiah Sullivan | CQID

My Mob

Badtjala

What I do

Wellbeing Officer Homelessness to Housing
Rockhampton

James Henry

James Henry | CQID

My Mob

Birri Gubba

What I do

Support Worker Mimosa Creek Healing Centre
Woorabinda

Jason Field

Jason Field | CQID

My Mob

Wiradjuri | Central NSW

What I do

Chief Executive Officer
Rockhampton

Jenny Gooda

Jenny Gooda | CQID

My Mob

Aboriginal and Islander

What I do

Wellbeing Officer, Youth Programs
Rockhampton

Kadie Aaskov

Kadie Aaskov | CQID

My Mob

Darumbal

What I do

Finance Assistant
Rockhampton

Kaitlin Moss

Kaitlin Moss | CQID

My Mob

Wulli Wulli

What I do

Support Officer Foster and Kinship Care
Rockhampton

Karla Asse

Karla Asse | CQID

My Mob

Saibai Island

What I do

Administrator Quality and Training
Rockhampton

Kelli O’Grady

Kelli O’Grady | CQID

My Mob

Kabi Kabi | Childers QLD

What I do

Community Manager
Fraser Coast, Bundaberg and North Burnett

Kitah-Lee Ritchie

Kitah-Lee Ritchie | CQID

What I do

Family Participation Facilitator
Rockhampton

Kyleigh Currie

Kyleigh Currie | CQID

My Mob

Badtjala (Owens & Wondunna family clans), Mununjhali, & Waluwarra

What I do

Family Wellbeing Officer
Bundaberg

Kylie Major-Oakley

Kylie Major-Oakley | CQID

My Mob

Wangka-Yutjurru , wangkamanha, waluwarra

What I do

Manager Mimosa Creek Healing Centre
Woorabinda

Lani Querro

Lani Querro | CQID

My Mob

South Sea Islander, Darumbal, Iman and Kalkadoon

What I do

Administation Trainee
Rockhampton

Lavina Little

Lavina Little | CQID

My Mob

Wakka Wakka / Wulli Wulli

What I do

Family Wellbeing Officer
Bundaberg

Leanne Field-Hamson

Leanne Field-Hamson | CQID

My Mob

Wiradjuri

What I do

Executive Officer Quality and Training
Rockhampton

Lesley Barney

Lesley Barney | CQID

My Mob

Woppaburra

What I do

Executive Officer Families and Children
Rockhampton

Letitia Smith

Letitia Smith | CQID

My Mob

Goreng Goreng/Bundjalung

What I do

Administration Officer
Emerald

Lindsay Weazel

Lindsay Weazel | CQID

My Mob

Waka Waka

What I do

Support Worker Mimosa Creek Healing Centre
Woorabinda

Mackynlie Priestley

Mackynlie Priestley | CQID

My Mob

Goreng Goreng

What I do

Administration Officer
Bundaberg

Makeela Sandow

Makeela Sandow | CQID

What I do

Wellbeing Officer Drugs and Alcohol
Rockhampton

Malcolm Mann

Malcolm Mann | CQID

My Mob

Darumbal

What I do

CQID Board Director with expertise as Traditional Custodian and education

Martika Henaway

Martika Henaway | CQID

My Mob

Djidibalngan / Meriam Le / Birragubba

What I do

Placement Support Officer Foster and Kinship Care
Rockhampton

Marvin Weazel

Marvin  Weazel | CQID

My Mob

Waka Waka

What I do

Support Worker Mimosa Creek Healing Centre
Woorabinda

Masada Iosefa

Masada Iosefa | CQID

What I do

Wellbeing Officer Homelessness to Housing
Rockhampton

Myrtle Weldon

Myrtle Weldon | CQID

My Mob

I am from the Torres Strait Islands. I was born on Palm Island and went to school on Thursday Island

What I do

Family Wellbeing Officer
Longreach

Nadine Payne

Nadine Payne | CQID

My Mob

I grew up in the Northern Rivers area of NSW, which is Yaegl/Bundjalung country.

What I do

Community Manager
Woorabinda, Emerald and Longreach

Nathan McAvoy

Nathan McAvoy | CQID

What I do

Family Participation Facilitator
Rockhampton

Portia Walters

Portia Walters | CQID

My Mob

Torres Strait Islander

What I do

Family Wellbeing Officer
Hervey Bay

Raylene Chambers

Raylene Chambers | CQID

My Mob

Wakka Wakka | Mundubbera QLD

What I do

Family Wellbeing Officer
Bundaberg

Rebecca White

Rebecca White | CQID

What I do

Family Wellbeing Officer
Rockhampton

Rhys Wesser

Rhys Wesser | CQID

My Mob

Iman / Ghangulu / South Sea

What I do

Family Wellbeing Officer
Rockhampton

Ronald Munns

Ronald Munns | CQID

My Mob

Gunggari

What I do

Family Wellbeing Manager
Rockhampton

Rose Kris

Rose Kris | CQID

My Mob

I am from the Torres Strait Islands and grew up in Rockhampton

What I do

Family Wellbeing Officer
Woorabinda

Savannah Daley

Savannah Daley | CQID

My Mob

Juru

What I do

Practitioner Community Support
Rockhampton

Shane Brown

Shane Brown | CQID

My Mob

Woppaburra

What I do

Manager Finance and Operations
Rockhampton

Sharna Saunders

Sharna Saunders | CQID

What I do

Family Participation Facilitator
Rockhampton

Sharni Upton

Sharni Upton | CQID

My Mob

Baruda

What I do

Manager Community Support
Rockhampton

Suzi Blair

Suzi Blair | CQID

My Mob

I grew up in Goodooga and Coonamble | Kamiloroi and Wailwan country Western NSW

What I do

Executive Officer Business Development
Rockhampton

Tamara Creamer

Tamara Creamer | CQID

My Mob

I am a strong Kalkadoon/Waanyi woman

What I do

Senior Manager Family Participation
Rockhampton

Tania Wakefield

Tania Wakefield | CQID

My Mob

Kahugunu iwi | Aotearoa, New Zealand

What I do

Family Wellbeing Officer
Longreach

Tekoa Vea Vea Priestley

Tekoa Vea Vea Priestley | CQID

My Mob

Kalkadoon / Mandandanji

What I do

Placement Support Officer, Foster and Kinship Care

Tolita Burns

Tolita Burns | CQID

My Mob

Butchulla

What I do

Family Wellbeing Officer
Hervey Bay

Tracy Brown

Tracy Brown | CQID

My Mob

Arabana (Udyurla) woman. Tracy also acknowledges her connections to the Jaru people | North South Australia & Kimberley region of Western Australia

What I do

Family Wellbeing Officer
Bundaberg

Ursula Barber

Ursula Barber | CQID

My Mob

Iman and Bidjara Woman | Central West Queensland

What I do

Early Childhood Development Coordinator
Rockhampton

Wayne Jones

Wayne Jones | CQID

What I do

CQID Board Director with expertise in the law and community organisations

Yoren Major

Yoren Major | CQID

My Mob

Wangka-Yutjurru , wangkamanha, waluwarra

What I do

Wellbeing Officer Drugs and Alcohol
Rockhampton

Yvonne Doyle

Yvonne Doyle | CQID

My Mob

Kalkadoon / Pitta Pitta / Meriam Le

What I do

Community Engagement Coordinator Foster and Kinship Care
Rockhampton

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