Professor Mick Dodson AM is a member of the Yawuru peoples, the traditional Aboriginal owners of land and waters in the Broome area
of the southern Kimberley region of Western Australia. He is a Champion of Just Reinvest NSW and currently Director of the National Centre for Indigenous Studies at the Australian National University. He is a Professor of law at the ANU College of Law. Professor Dodson is also currently a Director of Dodson, Bauman & Associates Pty Ltd – Legal & Anthropological Consultants. Professor Dodson was Australia’s first Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner from 1993 to 1998. Professor Dodson has been an advocate for Indigenous rights, human rights and social justice for the better part of his life.