Queensland-born, Jody Currie is a Yugambeh person with traditional ties to the country between the Logan and Tweed Rivers. She has an extensive career in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander human service delivery and is an advocate for improving service accessibility to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Jody has a particular focus in child protection and health having worked in a number of senior positions in both the community and government sectors. Her extensive career includes employment with the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council, Apunipima Cape York Health Council and the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Human Services Coalition.
Jody is currently the Human Services Manager for the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and Gender Studies.