New appointments to Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council

New appointments to Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council

Indigenous Affairs Indigenous Advisory Council
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

The Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council has been refreshed with new membership as part of the Government’s ongoing commitment to closer engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The following Council members have been appointed for a period of three years:

Andrea Mason – CEO of the NPY Women’s Council

Susan Murphy – CEO of Winun Ngari Aboriginal Corporation

Ngiare Brown – Founding Director of NGAOARA

Roy Ah See – Chair of the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council

Chris Sarra – Founder and Chairman of the Stronger Smarter Institute

Djambawa Marawilli – Traditional owner from Baniyala.

These Council members are highly respected in their chosen fields and bring strong practical policy knowledge. This will ensure the Council is able to provide the Government with a range of advice to help deliver better outcomes in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities.

Biographies of the new Council members are available.