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Role Team Leader / Principal Research Fellow
Research area Population Health

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Associate Professor Graham Gee is an Aboriginal-Chinese man, also with Celtic heritage, originally from Darwin. His Aboriginal-Chinese grandfather was born near Belyuen on Larrakia Country.

Graham is a clinical psychologist and worked at the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service for 11 years before taking up a Senior Research Fellow position at Murdoch Children's Research Institute. His area of research is healing and recovery from complex trauma among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, with an increasing focus on child sexual abuse.

In 2022, Graham received a Fellowship from the Eisen Family Private Fund that has supported his team to commence formative work with a Coalition of Victorian Aboriginal services dedicated to healing child sexual abuse. In 2023, he received an NHMRC Emerging Leadership Investigator Grant to progress this work with 6 Victorian Aboriginal services partners and survivors of child sexual abuse.

Among other advisory roles, Graham sits on the National Clinical Reference Group for the Attorney General’s Office and Cabinet National Office for Child Safety, and the Research Advisory Committee for the National Centre for Action on Child Sexual Abuse.
Associate Professor Graham Gee is an Aboriginal-Chinese man, also with Celtic heritage, originally from Darwin. His Aboriginal-Chinese grandfather was born near Belyuen on Larrakia Country.

Graham is a clinical psychologist and worked at the...
Associate Professor Graham Gee is an Aboriginal-Chinese man, also with Celtic heritage, originally from Darwin. His Aboriginal-Chinese grandfather was born near Belyuen on Larrakia Country.

Graham is a clinical psychologist and worked at the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service for 11 years before taking up a Senior Research Fellow position at Murdoch Children's Research Institute. His area of research is healing and recovery from complex trauma among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, with an increasing focus on child sexual abuse.

In 2022, Graham received a Fellowship from the Eisen Family Private Fund that has supported his team to commence formative work with a Coalition of Victorian Aboriginal services dedicated to healing child sexual abuse. In 2023, he received an NHMRC Emerging Leadership Investigator Grant to progress this work with 6 Victorian Aboriginal services partners and survivors of child sexual abuse.

Among other advisory roles, Graham sits on the National Clinical Reference Group for the Attorney General’s Office and Cabinet National Office for Child Safety, and the Research Advisory Committee for the National Centre for Action on Child Sexual Abuse.

Top Publications

  • Brown, A, Haregu, T, Gee, G, Mensah, F, Waters, L, Brown, SJ, Nicholson, JM, Hegarty, K, Smith, D, D'Amico, S, et al. Social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Aboriginal controlled social housing.. BMC Public Health 23(1) : 1935 2023
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  • Sivak, L, Westhead, S, Gee, G, Wright, M, Rosen, A, Atkinson, S, Richards, E, Richards, J, Dare, H, Brown, N, et al. Developing the Indigenous Language and Wellbeing Survey: approaches to integrating qualitative findings into a survey instrument. AlterNative An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples 19(3) : 656 -668 2023
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  • Canuto, K, Prehn, J, Canuto, K, Neate, R, Gee, G, Kennedy, C, Gaweda, C, Black, O, Smith, J, Brown, A. Further investment in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men's health research funding is urgently required.. Aust N Z J Public Health 47(2) : 100025 2023
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  • Gee, G, Hulbert, C, Kennedy, H, Paradies, Y. Cultural determinants and resilience and recovery factors associated with trauma among Aboriginal help-seeking clients from an Aboriginal community-controlled counselling service.. BMC Psychiatry 23(1) : 155 2023
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  • Chamberlain, C, Gray, P, Herrman, H, Mensah, F, Andrews, S, Krakouer, J, McCalman, P, Elliott, A, Atkinson, J, O'Dea, B, et al. Community views on ‘Can perinatal services safely identify Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents experiencing complex trauma?’. Child Abuse Review 32(1) : 2023
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