Duane Fraser

Director 2024-2026

Duane Fraser is a Wulgurukaba and Bidjara Traditional Owner and has extensive experience advising Commonwealth and State Governments on matters relating to Indigenous Affairs and Environmental Policy.

Currently serving as Chair of the Federal Minister for the Environment’s Indigenous Advisory Committee and is also on the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Board, Reef 2050 Advisory Committee, the NESP Tropical Water Quality Hub Steering Committee, and Tourism and Events Queensland.

Duane is committed to the advancement of Indigenous peoples of the world and their empowerment in the protection and safeguarding of their delicate biocultural land and seascapes, heritage and cultural expressions. He uses his profile to create positive change and impact to ensure

Traditional Owners are given the opportunity for full and effective participation and leadership roles at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life.