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7 – 14 July 2024
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Dr Mark McMillan

Dr Mark McMillan

Scholar of the Year

Dr Mark McMillan is a Wiradjuri man from Trangie in central west New South Wales.

With a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, a Master of Law and a doctorate in Juridical Science, Mark was the first Indigenous person to be appointed to senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne’s Law School.

He is passionate about rebuilding Indigenous Nations in Australia. He is committed to research and education that results in positive outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Mark has dedicated his life to extending his learning personally, professionally and academically, and continues to provide strong leadership and support to others.

Mark enjoys sharing his skills and experiences with all Australians, demonstrated by his tireless involvement with communities and organisations.

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