Deputy Executive Officer, Victorian Aboriginal Community Services Limited
Founder of INDIGINERD
Solicitor, Peninsula Community Legal Centre
Luke is a lawyer and MD candidate, who is honoured to live in Naarm (Melbourne) on the Wurundjeri lands of the Kulin nations. He has worked in International mergers and acquisitions, equities, intellectual property, tax, government advisory, and Indigenous health research. Luke is a Palawa man who is passionate about empowering First Nations’ voices to work with government and businesses to help bridge the gap in law, health and economics.
Dr Crystal McKinnon is Vice Chancellor’s Indigenous Research Fellow, Social and Global Studies Centre, RMIT University. Crystal is an extensively published academic and expert speaker and presenter on subjects related to Indigenous People’s civil rights, sovereignty and experiences of the criminal legal system. Crystal is a member of various academic bodies and is involved in academic administration, university governance and wider participation in the Boards of various not-for-profit organisations.
Budj Bim World Heritage Executive Officer
Erin Rose is Gunditjmara from South West Victoria. Erin has worked in the justice sector for several years providing cultural and reintegration support to Aboriginal people in the justice system, before this she worked across a number of Aboriginal Community Organisations providing advocacy and support. Currently, Erin is the Budj Bim World Heritage Executive Officer at Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Cooperation overseeing the management and protection of the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape and its values.