APPOINTMENTS

Judge David MacLean makes history as first Indigenous WA District Court Judge

When you speak to newly appointed Judge David MacLean, there is no question as to how he has found himself the first Indigenous judge...

Andrea Mason OAM to write unwritten chapter of First Nations disability in Royal Commission

Seven months after Prime Minister Scott Morrison established the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability, the inquiry has...

Professor Cheryl Kickett-Tucker only WA woman appointed to National Co-Design Group

Minister for Indigenous Australians, Ken Wyatt, has announced the membership of the National Co-Design Group who will inform the process of First Nations Voice...

Western Australia appoints first Indigenous District Court Judge

Making history, Judge David MacLean has been appointed as a District Court judge of Western Australia, the first Indigenous person to do so. Appointed in...

Co-design Senior Advisory Group revealed by Ken Wyatt

Minister for Indigenous Australians, Ken Wyatt has released the membership list of the Senior Advisory Group that will be leading the way on achieving...

Vowles goes to the Top End in Ab affairs

One politician closely watching Victoria’s tentative steps towards treaty is the Northern Territory’s new Aboriginal Affairs minister, Ken Vowles. Mr Vowles, an Aboriginal MLA who...

Justin takes up baton for Aboriginal kids

The Victorian Government has appointed respected reconciliation advocate Justin Mohamed as the state’s new Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People. A Gooreng Gooreng man...

Judge Jarro blazes a trail of firsts

Indigenous barrister Nathan Jarro has become a judge of the District Court in Brisbane in a move that has been welcomed as an important...

Victoria needs a new children’s advocate

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...

Tricia Button breaks new ground at ILC

Tricia Button has been appointed the new deputy chief executive officer of the Indigenous Land Corporation — the first Indigenous woman to hold the...

Stewart to head up Victorian peak body

Marcus Stewart, a Taungurung traditional owner from central Victoria, is set to become the first chief executive officer of the Federation of Victorian Traditional...

Fiona Jose to head up Cape York Partnership

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...
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