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Shane Hamilton

Shane is a Wakka Wakka, Bundjalung man from Northern NSW/South East Queensland and first joined the Board as a non-executive Director in 2018. He has over 15 years of experience at a senior executive level in the government, not-for-profit, and private sectors. Most recently, Shane joined the NSW Premier’s Department as Deputy Secretary of Aboriginal Affairs and has been Director at PwC’s Indigenous Consulting (PIC) and CEO of Evolve FM.

As the Chief Executive Officer, Shane successfully led the transformation of the NSW Aboriginal Housing Office change and reform program for three years. In that time, he established a skills-based independent board, established a senior management team, stabilised the operations, implemented a change and reform program, introduced a client-focused approach, introduced a project and program management discipline to the organisation, and finalised and closed out old projects to regain community confidence and organisational reputation.

Before this, Shane worked for 15 years in the prison service across three States, commencing as a prison officer at Borallon Correctional Centre in Qld and finishing as Assistant General Manager at Acacia Prison. Shane also serves as a Director of First Australians Capital Ltd.

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