Australia Day Council Northern Territory
2021 NT Australian of the Year Dr Wendy Page

Dr Wendy Page, who has dedicated nearly 30 years to improving Aboriginal health for the communities in North East Arnhem Land.

Wendy has worked to highlight and eliminate a parasitic roundworm prevalent in Aboriginal communities across Northern Australia.

Her efforts have been instrumental in the reduction of strongyloidiasis in the local Arnhem Land communities – from 60% to below 10%.

Wendy is a world-recognised expert whose many published papers on the subject help to inform all medical practitioners.

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