First Nations Community Engagement / Social Worker
Cerisa is a proud Walpiri, Jawoyn and Gurrindji woman from Katherine who now resides in Melbourne. She is an artist manager, events manager and liaison / case support worker who has worked with the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA), Barpirdhila Foundation and Territory Families.
“I am excited to take on this role as it combines both of my passions – music and social work. I am also very proud of my culture and look forward to being able to create a safe space for First Nations music workers so that they can access Support Act’s wonderful support services should they need to.”
Cerisa’s appointment is a 12-month position that has been made possible thanks to financial support provided by the Australian Government through the Office for the Arts.