Casey Millward

Casey Millward is a proud Kalkadoon woman from Northwest Queensland, with two decades of experience and leadership in Indigenous Affairs. As a Charles Perkins and Chevening scholar, Casey completed an Masters of Philosophy in Public Policy at the University of Cambridge. Her dissertation focused on the implementation of the Uluru Statement from the Heart. Casey also holds a Master of Management from ANU and a Bachelor of Business.

Casey has broad leadership, policy and service delivery experience in the Commonwealth and QLD public service, Aboriginal Community Controlled and the University Sector. Casey has dedicated her career to improving the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, both in Indigenous portfolios and influencing mainstream policies and programs as well as important stakeholders to prioritise Indigenous perspectives. Casey was the Executive Director at the Coalition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peak organisations, influencing the pathway forward for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander policy for the next decade by providing support and advice to over 80 Aboriginal Community Controlled Peaks on the implementation of the National Agreement on Closing the Gap. She was also previously General Manager, Resources Strategy, at the Department of Industry, Science and Resources.

Casey has led many discussions, podcasts, lectures and events on how government, university and community can better support and draw on Indigenous knowledges to improve respect, celebration and outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culture.

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