Walter Bathern

Trachoma Community Engagement Officer
Walter Bathern
Email
walter.bathern@unimelb.edu.au

Walter Bathern is an Aboriginal man who has been living and working in the Alice Springs region his whole life.

Walter joined IEH in 2020 as Trachoma Community Engagement Officer. Walter has extensive experience in community engagement and consultation, previously working as a Parks & Wildlife Indigenous Ranger and also as an Intensive Case Manager at NAAJA Throughcare supporting and identifying the needs of clients in correction services, so they can enter back into the community. Walter also speaks and understands a number of the Central and Barkly region languages such as Arrernte, Luritja and Pitjantjatjara.