Associate Lecturer – Centre for Aboriginal Studies, Curtin University
George is an Ngadj Ndadji Noongar man with ties to Balardong boodjar from his father’s family and has cultural ties with Whadjuk boodja as well. George is currently Chairperson of the Noongar Boodjar Language Cultural Aboriginal Corporation. He was elected as Chair of the Board of Directors after participating in the project for several years and demonstrating his dedication and commitment to the strengthening and revival of Noongar language and culture.
George started his commitment to Noongar language by undertaking LOTE training in the mid 1990s within the Midland district, travelling to rural and regional towns to support language in schools and community events.
Today George is at Curtin University as an Associate Lecturer with the Centre for Aboriginal Studies within the Faculty of Health. He has completed his Bachelor of Applied Science in Indigenous Community Health and is currently in the process of doing his Master of Business Administration, George hopes to continue his career as an Indigenous Lecturer to create a strong voice for Noongar people in community development and learning for all.