Victoria needs a new children’s advocate

February 7, 2018

A new champion of Aboriginal children is to be appointed in Victoria after Andrew Jackomos last week stepped down as the state’s Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People. Mr Jackomos left the position five […]

Tricia Button breaks new ground at ILC

December 13, 2017

Tricia Button has been appointed the new deputy chief executive officer of the Indigenous Land Corporation — the first Indigenous woman to hold the job. Mrs Button joined the ILC in 2015 as the divisional […]

Stewart to head up Victorian peak body

November 29, 2017

Marcus Stewart, a Taungurung traditional owner from central Victoria, is set to become the first chief executive officer of the Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations. The Federation is Victoria’s peak body for traditional owner […]

Fiona Jose to head up Cape York Partnership

October 4, 2017

Prominent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander woman Fiona Jose has been appointed the new chief executive of Cape York Partnership. Ms Jose will take over from current chief executive Duncan Murray at the end of […]

Native Title heavy-hitter joins KPMG

July 26, 2017

Glen Kelly, the former chief executive officer of the National Native Title Council, has joined professional services firm KPMG Australia as a director of its specialist consulting practice, KPMG Arrilla Indigenous Services. In announcing the […]

June Oscar new Social Justice Commissioner

February 10, 2017

June Oscar is the new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner. The Bunuba woman from Fitzroy Crossing takes over from the popular Mick Gooda, who is now a Commissioner investigating the Northern Territory’s youth justice system. […]

Indigenous innovators rewarded for their talents

September 20, 2016

Museum Victoria has appointed John Patten to the role of Manager of Melbourne Museum’s Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, where he will oversee one of the most significant Aboriginal culture collections in the world. Patten comes […]

Cape York Partnership appoints leading lights to board

June 8, 2016

The Cape York Partnership has appointed three leading Australians to their Board. They are Lockhart River Aboriginal Shire council mayor Wayne Butcher, prominent Australian businessman David Jones and the former Treasury head Dr Ken Henry. In […]

Chris Sarra takes the next step at Canberra Uni

June 7, 2016

Highly-regarded Indigenous educator, former school principal and founder of the Stronger Smarter Institute Chris Sarra will join the University of Canberra as a Professor of Education. In his role, Professor Sarra will teach and research […]

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