Thank you for your interest in this role with the University of Canberra.
An appointment has now been made with the following announcement released by the Vice-Chancellor.
I am delighted to welcome Professor Maree Meredith as our new Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Leadership.
In our new strategy, Connected, we make the commitment to embed and celebrate our Ngunnawal heritage, and play our part in building a respectful and inclusive community. Maree will have a central role ensuring we deliver on this commitment.
Maree is currently Director of Poche SA+NT at the College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University. In her role as Director, she made significant contributions to Flinders University’s Reconciliation Action Plan, and the Indigenous Workforce and Research Strategies committees.
Maree, a proud Bidjara woman, was the first PhD graduate of Flinders Poche SA+NT. Maree has made contributions in the field of arts and health as a co-investigator with the National Ageing Research Institute’s Keeping Our Elders Strong and Connected project. She led the development of a new strategic vision for Poche SA+NT research centre and the key appointments of the Elders on Campus positions in Flinders’ Alice Springs and Darwin campuses. She launched the Poche SA+NT NAIDOC Orations (Darwin and Alice Springs) and established the NT Indigenous Alumni and Ambassadors program.
We look forward to welcoming her to Canberra and to the University.
Professor Paddy Nixon FRSA FBCS FRSN
Vice-Chancellor & President