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Join Professor Sharon Bessell, Director of the ANU Children’s Policy Centre, as she discusses the recently released report ‘Our youth, our way’ with Commissioner Justin Mohamed, Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People in Victoria.
Justin Mohamed is a Gooreng Gooreng man from Bundaberg in Queensland who currently is the Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People of Victoria.
Justin has worked with Victorian Aboriginal communities for 20 years before moving to Canberra to take on national positions as Chairperson of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) and Chief Executive Officer of Reconciliation Australia. Prior to his move to Canberra, Justin held positions based in the Shepparton region as the Inaugural Director of the Academy of Sport, Health and Education (ASHE), CEO and later Chairperson of Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative Ltd.
He chaired the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) and chaired the Hume-Regional Aboriginal Justice Advisory Council (RAJAC).Justin has held positions on multiple community, state and national working groups, committees and boards and continues to be a Director of Supply Nation, Co-Chair Cricket Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee and Board Member of Kaiela Institute.