Adam Doyle—Riding the wave of Reconciliation
Cameron Edwards APAM, has a yarn with Deadly physio Adam Doyle APAM, about cultural sensitivity, education, the power of yarning, and the beautiful space of connection with patients.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners are warned that the following episode may contain the names and voices of people who are deceased.
A bit about Adam
I was born and raised on Ngunnawal/Ngambri Country, but my fathers’ mob are the Kamilaroi people of Northern NSW.
I completed a Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Canberra in 2020. I am passionate about First Nations healthcare with a particular interest in emergency, critical care, and musculoskeletal physiotherapy.
Country (from): Kamillaroi country (Tamworth/Cassilis NSW)
Country (currently living): Ngunnawal/Ngambri Country (Southern NSW)
Favourite Indigenous word: Balla (brother)
One word that sums up what Reconciliation or Closing the Gap looks like: Unity
Song of choice: Cool as Hell by Baker Boy
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Creators: Marko Stechiwskyj and Clare Pickering
Producer: Clare Pickering
Editors: Clare Pickering and Ali Aitken
Post-production: Ali Aitken
Artwork: Emma Bamblett
Theme music: Rudi Louis Taylor-Bragge
APA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy Officer: Lowana Williams and Alyce Merritt
APA marketing team: Nichola Stamatakos and Barbara Karametos
APA graphic designer: Mick Hibbert
APA communications: Claire Macuz
Website design: Eddy Kim
Thank you to The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies for helping us locate our Country.
We would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the many lands across Australia and pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging. We recognise their enduring connection to the lands and waterways of this country and thank them for protecting and maintaining this country for us and future generations.