Griffith University midwifery graduate Alison Rule has overcome incredible adversity to score her dream job.
Griffith’s brand new birth suites on the Gold Coast campus are an exact mirror of facilities at Gold Coast University Hospital, from the very latest equipment to the bedspread.
Griffith’s internationally recognised Bachelor of Midwifery program has celebrated its tenth birthday.
A lack of choice and control that Aboriginal women currently have over their birthing experience is the driving force for Griffith graduate Cassandra Nest from the Gold Coast.
Increased numbers of Indigenous Midwifery students at Griffith have been just one of the achievements at the university’s First People’s Health Unit (FPHU) since its establishment last year.
As a youth mentor, Bronte’s passion for caregiving had served her well to build new relationships and provide support, but she admits she was ‘totally blown away’ by what she learned about careers in midwifery that day.
New placements in the private sector will boost midwifery services, education and opportunities.