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Ms Jenny Inmulugula 

Ms Inmulugulu is a senior woman and traditional owner of Warruwi on South Goulburn Island. She has been a member of the Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority since 2006 and served as Deputy Chair on the Board from 2008-2012. Ms Inmulugulu is a senior woman for her clan and a strong advocate for her community and the Northern Land Council’s regional council. She has been involved in numerous projects for her community including the Warruwi Aquaculture Development Project as a Senior Arrrapi Cultural Consultant.

 Jennifer Yantarrnga

Ms Jennifer Yantarrnga

Ms Jennifer Yantarrnga is a respected elder of the Yantarrnga Clan of Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt. Ms Yantarrnga is heavily involved in general community liaison. She is also a strong conduit between the Anindilyakwa Land Council (ALC) Land and Sea Rangers and the ALC Head Office, collaborating in joint initiatives with stakeholders in relation to the ALC Anthropology Unit, and Anindilyakwa intellectual property and cultural knowledge protection. 

Mr Bobby Nunggumarjbarr


Mr Nunggumarjbarr is a senior Nunggubuyu man from Numbulwar in South Eastern Arnhem Land. He has had a long and distinguished career in public administration in the region having been Town Clerk of Angurugu on Groote Eylandt, and having held various positions on the Yugul Mangi Community Government Council in Ngukurr and more recently the Roper Gulf Shire. Mr Nunggumarjbarr is widely respected for his knowledge and authority across South Eastern and Central Arnhem Land. Mr Nuggumarjbarr has also been the Senior Project Officer in charge of the Northern Land Council’s Ngukurr office for the past fifteen years. In this role he is well regarded as a community facilitator of high order.


Mr Neville Petrick

Mr Neville Petrick is from McDonald Downs in the Northern Territory and is the Executive Council representative on the Central Land Council for the Eastern Plety region.

As the elected Executive member from the region, Mr Petrick has represented his region at the Central Land Council meetings for the past four years, and informs them about the discusions and outcomes of these meetings.

 Lorraine Jones

Ms Lorraine Jones

Ms Lorraine Jones is from Timber Creek and represents the Victoria River District on the Northern Land Council (NLC) Full Council. She also represents the NLC on the Aboriginal Benefit Account Advisory Committee.


Barbara Shaw

Ms Barbara Shaw is from the Alice Springs region and is the current deputy chair of the Central Land Council. She is the first female CLC delegate for Tangentyere Council where she coordinates the family safety group, targeting domestic violent in town camps. She is a well-known advocate for education, women's issues and housing.

Ms Shaw is also heavily involved in a range of community organisations and initiatives that support these areas, including acting as the co-chair of Aboriginal Housing Northern Territory, being a member of the Aboriginal Benefit Account, and being a former engagement officer with the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory.

Ms Valerie Martin

Deputy Chairman

Ms Martin is a Warlpiri woman from Yuendumu. She is a member of the Board of the Warlpiri Youth Development Aboriginal Corporation and was recently been elected to the Central Land Council Aboriginal Benefit Account Advisory Committee.


Kerinauia Junior

Mr Walter Kerinauia Junior

Mr Kerinauia Junior is one of the senior 'culture men' on the Tiwi Islands. He is a past member of the Tiwi Islands Regional Council/Tiwi Islands Local Government. He has been the long-time Trustee of the Mantiyupwi land owning group which takes in southern parts of both Bathurst and Melville Islands. He is also a past Director of Mantiyupwi Pty Ltd

 C Neade

Mr Christopher Neade

Mr Christopher Neade is a Waanyi man from the Barkly Tablelands and lives in Elliot. He was elected to the Council in 2016 . This is his second term as an NLC Council Member representing the Elliot ward and his first term as an executive member. Mr Neade studied in Mt Isa before starting work on cattle stations throughout the Barkly region. He joined the NLC to ensure that the concerns of his communities are taken seriously. Chris is an advocate for development opportunities in the Barkly and to ensure Aboriginal people are treated with fairness and respect.

 N Browne

Mr Nigel Browne

Nigel is a descendent of the Larrakia and Wulna peoples. He is the Chief Executive Officer of the Larrakia Development Corporation, having served as a Director on the board from 2006 and as Chair from 2010 to 2013. He is a Director with The Healing Foundation, Aboriginal Area Protection Authority (NT) and Chair of the Australia Day Council (NT). Nigel studied at Northern Territory University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Law in 2001. Previous professional roles include Crown Prosecutor (ODPPNT), Aboriginal Lands (SFNT), and Policy Adviser (Chief Minister’s Office). Nigel has held board positions with the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency, Law Society (NT) and various other government and industry boards and committees including the Northern Australia Indigenous Reference Group (NIAA), Darwin Harbor Advisory Committee, Aboriginal Tourism Committee (Tourism NT), Judicial Council on Cultural Diversity and the Northern Australia Advisory Council. In August 2011 Nigel was announced as the National Indigenous Legal Professional of the Year. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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Ms Amy Dennison

Amy is the Executive Director of the Environment Regulation Division in the Department of Parks, Environment and Water Security. She specialises in energy and environmental policy and has been committed to the sustainable economic development in the Northern Territory (NT) for over ten years. She first came to the NT in 2010 as a solicitor at the Northern Land Council. She moved to Government in 2014 and has been mainly working in the environment and energy space during that period. Amy was the Acting Chief Executive of the Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority (the Authority) for around 10 months during 2019-2020. Amy has a Bachelor of Engineering with first class Honours, a University Medal and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales. She has a Master of Laws with a University Medal from the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee, UK. She completed a Masters of Public Administration as a Fulbright Scholar from the Harvard Kennedy School in 2019 and is currently working on a Master of Liberal Arts (Sustainability) from the Harvard Extension School.