Consultancy Services

Thirrili Ltd has a strong team of Indigenous staff who have held Executive and Senior Executive roles in Government and non-government sectors.

Our expertise covers a broad range of areas including: Indigenous affairs, suicide prevention and postvention, health and mental health, child protection, education, justice and youth justice, and many other fields.  We have considerable experience in undertaking evaluations, community development,  facilitating community consultations and workshops, and expertise in hosting national and international conferences. 

We would be happy to hear from you and discuss how we can meet your needs.


Our team


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Catherine Elvins

Catherine is a highly experienced consultant, specialising in program evaluation, service development, and workforce planning. She has undertaken projects in a wide range of areas including mental health, and Aboriginal health and social and emotional wellbeing.

Catherine brings a wealth of experience in policy development and service delivery having previously held roles as Executive Officer at the Victorian Healthcare Association and Chief Executive Officer of Chelsea Community Health and Inner South Community Health Services.

Early in her career, Catherine worked as a community solicitor in a number of inner suburban community legal services.

Catherine is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Management, is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and holds a Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees.



Rachael Schmerl

Rachael is of Yankunjatjara and Arrente background and spent most of her childhood growing up in communities.

Racheal has extensive experience in Aboriginal Affairs with all levels of government and non -government organisations. She has a long history of undertaking community engagement and development activities with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and organisations, using strength-based approaches.




Current Projects

We recently worked with the University of Melbourne to evaluate the Commonwealth…

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