Northern Territory (NT) Minister for Health Natasha Fyles and senior INPEX Australia executives visited Menzies in November to officially launch a new mobile phone app which makes it easier for First Nations people to access mental health and wellbeing support.

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Left to Right: Professor Alan Cass AO Menzies Director , Professor Tricia Nagel - Head of Wellbeing Preventable and Chronic Diseases Division, Brendon Douglas - Menzies Deputy Director, NT Health Minister Natasha Fyles, Stuart Knowles - INPEX Manager NT Corporate Office, Bill Townsend - INPEX Vice President. Corporate Coordination and Tetsu Murayama - INPEX Senior Vice President Corporate Coordination.

Brendon Douglas hosts the launch which was limited to those in the room due to COVID-19 restrictions in place in Darwin on 17 November 2021.

Professor Tricia Nagel explains how the app development has undergone consultation, co-design and implementation cycles for more than a decade, confirming its acceptability, feasibility and effectiveness.

INPEX Vice President Corporate Coordination Bill Townsend says INPEX is proud to help support the development of such a valuable tool that will be used widely in communities.

The INPEX and Menzies team preparing to launch the app.