Aboriginal Cultural Consultancy Service
Does your project have an Indigenous or Aboriginal specific element?
Do you want to get it right the first time?
Ask Donna, one of Australia’s Leading Aboriginal Cultural Expert Consultant, with a trauma informed approach
Below are some examples of Donna’s expertise.
The Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Sexual Abuse in Queensland and the Torres Straits – While travelling to most Indigenous communities and supporting many Clients through a difficult process, Donna contributed to a range of Indigenous initiatives including engagement in prisons.
National Association of Community Legal Centres
Board Member and consultant 2010-2013
Community Legal Centres NSW – Board Member 2010-2013
Hawkesbury/Napean Community Legal Centre
Board Member 2011-2013
The Seedling Group – professional consultant for multiple Indigenous projects including local to national projects.
2015 – Current
Guest Speaker at European Social Forum in London 2004 Speaking about the issues for the Stolen Generations.
Co-ordinator of the Indigenous Women’s Legal Program 2007–2013
The National Healing Foundation:
- Illustrations for the 20th anniversary of the Bringing Them Home Report educational resources
- Professional input on developing training for Indigenous therapeutic workers
- Professional input on Government Indigenous Policy Development
Law Society Handbook Co-Authored Chapter 2
Editions 11th & 12th – 2009 – 2010
Contributed to many Australian NGO Conventions Reports for the United Nations. 2008-2013
Indigenous Human Rights Training for the Asia/Pacific Region with the University of New South Wales 2009
Donna with Professor James Anaya – UN Special Rapporteur for Indigenous Rights 2009
Guest Speaker for the Advancing Women in Business Conference 2019
London’s Thames Art Festival – Developed and delivered an interactive Aboriginal art project with another Aboriginal artist.
The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN)- consultancy group member
Amaysim Telecommunications Company – consultancy for Cultural Awareness Training 2012
· Professional input to AOK- multiple Indigenous mental health and wellbeing projects
Editing books (yet to be released)
- Cultural Editing of a novel with Aboriginal content
- Collaborated with a children’s book author
- Cultural Editing of a novel with Cultural content
Multiple primary and high schools in NSW and Qld – improving Indigenous engagement and activities
Team Leader and Bringing Them Home Counsellor for an Aboriginal owned and operated Counselling service in Lismore NSW
Family and Community Services – Staying Home Leaving Violence – consultancy group member
Guest Speaker for the Lord Mayor’s Sorry Day in Brisbane 2015
Cultural Liaison and Intake Officer for the Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Sexual Abuse covering Queensland and the Torres Straits