Dr Anne Poelina

Dr Anne Poelina

Dr Anne Poelina

Councillor, Australian Conservation Foundation |

Dr Anne Poelina Master Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Master Education, Master
Arts (Indigenous Social Policy), Doctor of Philosophy & Doctor of Philosophy Health
Science Scholar.

Peter Cullen Fellow (2011)
Laureate Women’s World Summit Foundation (Geneva) (2017)

Managing Director of Madjulla Incorporated, Dr Poelina is a Board and Councillor with the
Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF), Adjunct Research Fellow with Charles Darwin
University, Northern Institute and Adjunct Senior Research Fellow with Notre Dame University
Broome.

Dr Poelina is a Nyikina Warrwa Traditional Custodian from the Mardoowarra, Lower Fitzroy
River, and Chair of Nyikina Inc, Deputy Chair and Director of the Walalakoo Prescribed Body
Corporate responsible for the integrated management of 27 000 sqkms of Nyikina and Mangala
Native Title lands and waters. Her current work explores the entrepreneurial 'New Economy'
opportunities for Indigenous people along the National Heritage Listed Fitzroy River, in relation
to green collar jobs in diverse, science, culture, heritage and conservation economies. Dr Poelina
champions the need to include traditional ecological knowledge and the rights of nature to the
solutions for planetary health and wellbeing. See website: www.majala.com.au