Michael Currie is a Mununjahli, Minyanbul man from the Yugambeh, Bunjalung Nations respectively. Michael is currently the Principal Advisor, Indigenous Development at The Benevolent Society, responsible for building and supporting the organisation’s cultural capability through demonstrated and measurable Reconciliation efforts. Michael has over 20 years’ experience working with vulnerable children and families in the areas of Youth Justice and Child Protection across the jurisdictions of Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia and Tasmania.
An advocate for genuine, strong, and enduring relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to advance Reconciliation that honours the voice of First Nations. Michael is currently Co-Chair of Family Matters Qld and a board member of the Queensland First Children and Families Board.