Daniel Zingifuaboro was born in South Sudan. He migrated to Australia in 2001. Daniel is currently a Legal Practitioner, employed by Littles Lawyers in Brisbane. Formerly, Daniel served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Access Community Services Limited before being called by his country to serve as State Minister of Local Government and Law Enforcement. While in South Sudan, Daniel also served as State Minister of Information and Communication and State Minister of Parliamentary Affairs. Recently, Daniel served as a Community Engagement Consultant with Multicultural Australia, formerly known as Multicultural Development Association (MDA).
Daniel formerly served as a member of the Refugee Resettlement Advisory Council (RRAC), now known as Settlement Services Advisory Council (SSAC), Orientation Consultative Committee, National Multicultural Reference Group (NMRG), Human Right Reference Group, Multicultural Ministerial Advisory Committee, among others.
Daniel will be speaking on the panel' Building Communities for Change' on Friday 14 February
Conference Day Two Friday 14
Parallel Session: Building communities for change
Communities play a crucial role in supporting successful settlement. This session explores the partnerships between local governments, community organisations and local residents that aim to foster a welcoming and inclusive community.
Om Dhungel, Refugee Communities Advocacy Network NSW
Louise Aubin, United Nations High Comissioner for Refugees
Rebecca Langton, Refugee Council of Australia
Nick McGuire, Logan City Council
Shankar Kasynathan, My New Neighbour
Daniel Zingifuaboro, Council of South Sudanese Communities Queensland