Tony is a specialist in employment, training, mobilisation and payroll for Indigenous Cultural Heritage Field Officers carrying out cultural heritage surveys, artefact collections and monitoring work for mining, energy and infrastructure projects throughout South-West and Central Queensland. He has provided assistance to project developers engage with traditional owner groups to fulfil their obligations under the Queensland Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act of Queensland 2003. Tony was also contracted to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet to serve as a Queensland Coordinator for the National Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation. Roles included: media relations and grass-roots promotion of the Council’s aims and activities; the creation and facilitation of a Queensland Reconciliation Committee to oversee our activities; facilitating large public Regional Reconciliation Meetings; the promotion of Reconciliation Learning Circles and Reconciliation Action Plans; and VIP liaison whenever National Council members visited Queensland.
Experience: Cultural Heritage and Indigenous Community Expert
Roy Morgan Research: Engagement with communities on social, health and labour issues
Joint Owner-Operator, Interactive Community Planning Pty Ltd
Consultant Property Valuer and Town Planner – Noosa and Nambour
Valuer and Acting Land Planner, Qld Dept of Natural Resources
Owner-Operator of Queensland Independent Valuers – Nambour and Noosa
Assistant Project Officer, Qld Council of Social Services – Brisbane, Qld
Assistant Valuer, Qld Valuer-General’s Dept – Bundaberg and Cairns Offices
Graduate Diploma, Urban and Regional Planning, Queensland University of Technology
Business Diploma, Real Estate Valuation, University of Queensland, Gatton College.