Evelyn is a proud Noongar woman who was born in Perth and has connections to the South West areas of Busselton and Geraldton, as well as Northampton. She is a mother of five and has a son diagnosed with autism and epilepsy, and another who has ADHD and anxiety. Evelyn is also the Founder and Chair of the Aboriginal support group, Be My Koorda, which means ‘be my friend or brother’. Evelyn joined the Parent Reference Group to be the voice of other Aboriginal parents who are unable to contribute to the group. She believes in making a difference in the community by representing children and their families to be included and supported as they navigate the NDIS.