Margaret (Missy) Nicholls
Driving Public Sector Diversity
Brewarrina Central School
Margaret was appointed as relieving Assistant Principal in 2015 and has demonstrated a commitment to
building and improving the opportunities for Aboriginal people to aspire to leadership roles.
In her capacity as Assistant Principal and as secretary for the local Aboriginal Education Consultative Group,
she has contributed to laying the foundations for a diverse and inclusive workforce. Margaret has acted as a
role model to Aboriginal people in the local community and has always encouraged staff to aspire to higher
positions. She has supported and encouraged her daughters to pursue careers with potential leadership roles
being the goal. Margaret demonstrates the experience and understanding of the needs of women, and in
particular Aboriginal women, in attempting to establish a diverse and inclusive workforce.