Dr Kelvin Kong, Australia’s First Indigenous Surgeon at Tomaree Function FEATURED Nelson Bay (Tomaree Peninsula areas) by News Of The Area - Modern Media - June 2, 2017 Dr Kelvin Kong with MP Kate Washington. THE Tomaree Peninsula Branch of the Country Labor Party recently hosted a function that included special guest speaker Dr Kelvin Kong, Australia’s first indigenous surgeon. Modern Media: Advertise with News Of The Area and you get your ad in 1) in Print, 2) on the News Website (like this ad), and 3) on our Social Media news site. A much more efficient way to advertise. Reach a HUGE audience for a LOW price TODAY! Call us on 02 4983 2134. Or [email protected] Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE Dr Kong, who was born and raised in Port Stephens, is an ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist with a particular interest in indigenous health and the educational impact of ear infections among aboriginal children. Dr Kong is also an Associate Professor and mentor at the University of Newcastle. Dr Kong presented a fascinating address to the guests outlining the medical and surgical advancements in the treatment of ear, nose and throat issues. Guests at the well-attended function, held at the Soldiers Point Yacht Club, included representatives of the Hunter Valley and Port Stephens communities, industry and employee organisations as well as many past and present Labor politicians. Kate Washington was acknowledged as an example of an active Member of Parliament, as well as a voice in Labor’s Shadow Cabinet as Shadow Minister for the Hunter and Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education.