Head of Department 

Name and contact details Research interests

Dr. Trudy Ambler
Title: Acting Head of Department
Location: Building W6A, Room 237
Phone: (02) 9850 7938

Academic staff

 Name and contact detailsResearch Interests
 Dr Alice Te Punga Somerville
Title: Senior Lecturer
Location: Building W3A, Room 409
Phone: (02) 9850 9916
Locating, contextualizing, and analysing texts written by Māori, Pacific and Indigenous people.
 Ms Corrinne Franklin
Title: Lecturer
Location: Building W3A, Room 407
Phone: (02) 9850 6751
Experiences and effects of body and Identity in relation to Indigenous Australian people.
 Ms Holly Doel-Mackaway
Title: Lecturer
Location: Building W3A, Room 409
Phone: (02) 9850 7932

Indigenous children and young people’s participation in the development of laws and policies affecting them.

 Mr David Coombs
Title: Tutor
 Ms Michelle Finneran
Title: Tutor
 Ms Grace O'Brien
Title: Tutor 
 Ms Jessa Rogers
Title: Lecturer - Master of Indigenous Education
 Ms Minna Tsu
Title: Tutor

Professional staff

  Name Contact
 Ms Nancy Guevara
Title: Department Administrator 
For administrative enquiries and department level support:
Location: Building W3A 408
Phone: (02) 9850 8036

Please contact Student Connect  for admissions and applications enquiries:
Email: Online enquiry form
Phone: +61 2 9850 6410
Fax: +61 2 9850 7249

On Campus
Level 2, MUSE (C7A)
Macquarie University
North Ryde NSW 2109

Walanga Muru, Office of Indigenous Strategy offers the following services and support at Macquarie University:

  • Indigenous cultural guidance and advice  
  • embedding Indigenous knowledge and perspectives into curriculum  
  • fostering Indigenous student excellence  
  • linkages with academic support services within each faculty  
  • Indigenous cadetship placement opportunities  
  • Indigenous cultural events  
  • Indigenous voice for policy development and implementation  
  • input into Indigenous research  
  • supporting staff to better understand the learning needs and support of Indigenous students  
  • supporting Indigenous professional development

Walanga Muru – Office of Indigenous Strategy

Emily Sutton
Team Leader of Indigenous Support Services
T: (02) 9850 4209
Building W3A, Room 309

Jesse Ingrey
Indigenous Student Support Officer
T: (02) 9850 4498
Building W3A, Room 307

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