Chief Executive Officer
Deb Malthouse joined Apunipima Cape York Health Council in the role of Executive Manager Organisation Development in August 2020. In January 2021, Deb was appointed the role of Chief Executive Officer.
Deb brings a wealth of experience to the role having worked for many years in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs in community controlled Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and state and commonwealth government departments.
Deb has spent the majority of her working life in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, she has also worked in the areas of child protection, legal services, native title, women’s crisis services and housing. Deb is a strong advocate of the community controlled health model and is passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.