Daniel is a proud Kamilaroi (NSW) man who has family ties to the Gubi Gubi nation (QLD). Daniel has a passion for helping Aboriginal children and youth caught in the criminal justice system and has spent his working life in the justice sector. Daniel worked on the development of the Youth Koori Court (YKC) including consultation with community and development of the program with other stakeholders.
Daniel believes if the appropriate support mechanisms are placed around our young Aboriginal people in the Justice system and we can empower them, then they can and will be among our leaders in the future. Daniel is currently the Managing Director of Infinite Hope Aboriginal Corporation, an organisation that has been set up to work with Aboriginal young people involved in both the criminal justice and the out of home care systems. Daniel is also a Director of the Redfern Aboriginal Medical Service board and lifelong member of the organisation. Daniel is honoured to be on the Just Reinvest NSW Executive Committee.
Daniel will be speaking on the panel, 'Navigating the criminal justice system' on Friday 14 February