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Dawn Casey

Chief Operating Officer, National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, Australia

Dawn Casey is the chief operating officer for the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation and is a descendant of the Tagalaka clan in northern Australia. Dawn has held the position of director in Western Australian Museum, Perth; Powerhouse Museum, Sydney; National Museum of Australia, Canberra. She also held executive positions in Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Indigenous Affairs, Cultural Heritage and Overseas Aid and Development. Her board appointments include the councils of three Australian universities, Queensland Design Council, an executive member of the Australasian Council of Museum Directors, and chairperson of Indigenous Business Australia. Dawn has been awarded three honorary doctorates, the Commonwealth government Public Service Medal, the Australian government Centenary Medal, three Australia Day Public Service Medals, and is a fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Dawn is a Fellow of Salzburg Global Session 482 Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture.

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