Chrissy Grant

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Chrissy Grant " has extensive experience in Indigenous land management and heritage having worked as the Director of the Indigenous Heritage Assessment Section with the Australian Heritage Commission and then the Department of the Environment and Heritage in the Commonwealth Government and since retirement in 2006, has had Ministerial appointments to the Indigenous Protected Advisory Group as Chair for three years; the Indigenous Advisory Committee (IAC) as Deputy Chair; and a member of the Australian National Commission for UNESCO. She also resides as Chair of the Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) Research Ethics Committee that is aligned to the National Health and Medical Research Council. She has prime responsibility to advance the National Caring for Country Strategy that the IAC is championing as a document developed for Indigenous people by Indigenous people. Other areas are her involvement in the Working on Country Program and the Natural Resource Management Initiatives through the Caring for Our Country Program, and the Review of the National Biodiversity Strategy." [1] bio

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  1. Council, Australian Conservation Foundation, accessed July 21, 2009.