2019 Alumni Awards
Indigenous Alumni Award
The Indigenous Alumni Award recognises alumni whose outstanding contribution has demonstrated engagement and impact working with Australian Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander communities.
Previous recipients include leaders who have made an impact in indigenous education, health and society.
2019 Alumni Achievers
Associate Professor, Deakin University
As a proud Kaurna man from the Adelaide Plains, Dr James Charles is leading the way in the world of podiatry and Indigenous health.
Public Health Medical Advisor, Apunipima Cape York Health Council
B Medicine 1994
As one of the first Indigenous medicine graduates in Australia in 1994, Dr Mark Wenitong completed his medical studies as a mature-age student and proceeded to join World Vision and work in Central Australia where he encountered some of the harshest health challenges.
Director of IndigenousX
B Teaching 2004 / B Arts 2004
Luke Pearson is a Gamilaroi man, teacher, public speaker, and trainer and Founder of @IndigenousX, which uses the alternative media space and unique characteristics of the Internet to renegotiate the representation of Indigenous voices.