Prime Minister's Indigenous Advisory Council
Prime Minister the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP and the Minister for Indigenous Affairs Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion announced on 8 February 2017 the first six members appointed for the second term of the Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council. A further appointment on the recommendation of the Council was made on 22 May 2017.
Members are highly regarded, pre-eminent thinkers and practitioners who have been appointed to the Council for the depth of their experience in their respective fields and will bring a strong focus to policy design, implementation and practice.
The Council’s role is to advise Government on practical changes which can be made to improve the lives of Indigenous peoples.
The Council will see governments work together with Indigenous leaders to put Indigenous peoples at the centre of decision making.
The Council’s Co-Chairs are Ms Andrea Mason and Professor Chris Sarra.
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