Professor Ian Anderson

Retired
Murrup Barak Melbourne Institute for Indigenous Development
 (03) 8344 6331

Profile

Biography

Professor Anderson's background is in medicine and social sciences and he worked in Aboriginal Health for more than 25 years as a health worker, educator, general practitioner, policy maker and academic. He has written widely on widely Indigenous health and development and maintains an active research portfolio.

Professor Anderson has chaired the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Equality Council since 2008 and in 2012 was appointed as Co-Chair of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Education Council.

His family are Palawa Trowerna from the Pyemairrenner mob in Tasmania which includes Trawlwoolway and Plairmairrenner and related clans.

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