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Jamil Tye

Director, William Cooper Institute

Monash University

Jamil is a proud Yorta Yorta/Boon Wurrung man whose family have been integral to the Aboriginal activism movement throughout Victoria from the 1880’s to the present day.

He began his career as a geologist with BHP, before returning to study a Masters of Teaching (Secondary), combining his studies with employment at the Department of Health and Human Services where he focused on improving the health and wellbeing outcomes of Aboriginal Victorians.

In July 2018, he commenced as the Director of the William Cooper Institute at Monash University. He is passionate about providing Indigenous students with educational opportunities that will enable them to be successful graduates and future leaders in their chosen field. 


Thursday - 29 Feb 2024 ( 9:40 am - 10:40 am )

How to engage respectfully with First Nations peoples

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