Our Team

St Vincent’s recognises Indigenous Australians as the traditional custodians of our lands, and we seek to create a safe and welcoming hospital environment for Aboriginal patients and their families.


Toni Mason

Toni Mason was appointed Manager, Aboriginal Health and commenced in February 2016. 

Toni brings a wealth of experience and many personal and professional attributes to the role. She was recently employed as the Co-ordinator of the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (VAHS) Aboriginal Metropolitan Ice Pilot Partnership Project and has previously held positions with the Northern Melbourne Medicare Local and Quit Victoria co-ordinating Aboriginal Health projects. She is also currently a member of the Northern Health Aboriginal Advisory Council, the Whittlesea Council Reconciliation Group and the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples.

Aboriginal Health Learning Coordinator 

Ethan Quinn

Ethan is responsible for developing and delivering Cultural Safety Training for staff. Through this role, Ethan is also involved in continuous improvement training in relation to Aboriginal Health. 


Telephone: (03) 9231 2211

Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer

Andy Bringham

Andy supports Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander inpatients from our main hospital building, Acute Inpatients Services, De Paul House, Rehabilitation Unit, the Cottage and Aged Care.


Telephone: (03) 9231 2211

Aboriginal Graduate and Cadetships Network Coordinator 

Ruby Tribe 

Ruby Coordinates a network 20 hospitals in both metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria. Here at St Vincent’s, Ruby supports Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander Nursing and Allied Health Cadets placed within Fitzroy and Kew campuses.

Telephone: (03) 9231 2211