Image: Robynne Quiggin, Trustee
- © Australian Museum
Robynne Quiggin was the Deputy Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner for the Australian Human Rights Commission. Robynne is a Wiradjuri lawyer and has worked across legal and policy areas of relevance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians including, human rights, consumer issues, financial services, governance, rights to culture, heritage and the arts. Robynne has served on the boards of the Arts Law Centre of Australia, the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) and Gadigal Information Services (incorporating Koori Radio). She is currently Deputy Chair of the Bangarra Dance Theatre, Chair of Westpac’s Indigenous Advisory Committee and Chair of the Board of First Hand Solutions, an Aboriginal social enterprise. She has participated in a number of United Nations human rights and biodiversity forums and worked as a senior researcher and lecturer at the University of Technology, Sydney, Macquarie University and the University of Notre Dame. Robynne was the inaugural CEO of the Australian Indigenous Governance Institute and Senior Manager of ASIC’s Indigenous Outreach Program. Robynne was appointed to the Trust in January 2014.