Professor Tom Calma AO

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Co-chair
Professor Tom Calma AO

Professor Tom Calma AO is of Kungarakan and Iwaidja heritage from the Darwin region. Currently the Chancellor of the University of Canberra, a Professor at the University of Sydney and the National Coordinator for Tackling Indigenous Smoking he has served as Race Discrimination Commissioner (2004-2009) and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner (2004-2010). He was a senior diplomat (1995-2002) and senior advisor to the Minister of Immigration, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs and awarded an Order of Australia in 2012 in recognition of his advocacy, work in human rights and social justice and distinguished service to the Indigenous community.

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