National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Conference. ..Mparntwe Alice Springs 2016

6th May 2016

Associate Professor Ted Wilkes is a Nyungar man from Western Australia.He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Science and his professional background includes working for the Western Australia  Museum, the Centre for Aboriginal Studies at Curtin University of Technology, and sixteen years as the Director of the Derbarl Yerrigan  Aboriginal Health Service in Perth. He is currently employed at the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University where he is a leader of the Aboriginal Research Program and plays an active role in Aboriginal capacity building, and research and its application.

Professor Dennis Gray is a Deputy Director at the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University, and a leader of the Institute’s Aboriginal Research Program. He is an eminent researcher in this area and has a long history of conducting collaborative research with Aboriginal community-controlled organisations. Professor Gray has 
published extensively on Aboriginal alcohol and other drug issues and has been invited to give presentations on his research in various national and international forums.