Dr Robert Blackley is a Bwgcolman man from Palm Island. He has over twenty years in public administration and public policy, he is a former Mayor of Palm Island, and has worked as a Ministerial policy advisor and community development leader.
He has been actively involved in men’s, youth and charity groups.
Dr Blackley began his health journey as a paramedic and is currently undertaking his internship at Darwin Hospital. He is committed to improving health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.