Dr Helen Milroy is a descendant of the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia, but was born and educated in Perth. Australia’s first Indigenous doctor, Helen studied medicine at the University of Western Australia and is currently Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at UWA, Honorary Research Fellow at Telethon Kids Institute and a Commissioner with the National Mental Health Commission. Helen was recently appointed as the AFL’s first indigenous commissioner. Wombat, Mudlark and Other Stories is her first book for children.
Books from this author
Western Australian Premier’s Book Award (Shortlisted 2019)
Readings Children’s Book Prize (Shortlisted 2020)
Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year (Shortlisted 2020, 2021)