Vickie is an Aboriginal woman from Broome in the Kimberley region of WA with family links to the Injibarndi group from the Pilbara as well as the Gooniyandi and Kitja groups from the Kimberley.
Vickie is Co-Chair of AIPA's Steering Committee.
Vickie is a Lead Facilitator Cultural Competence workshops and Chairs AIPA's Cultural Competence Sub-committee.
Vickie represents AIPA on the national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Advisory Group and the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Drug Strategy (NATSIPDS) Working Group.
Vickie is also a member of the Violence Against Women Advisory Group appointed to provide expert advice to the Australian Government on the implementation of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women.