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DR Lyndon ORMOND-PARKER

Positions

  • Archival studies and the conservation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage
  • Medical anthropology, the history of the collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander human remains and repatriation to communities.
  • The use of broadband and modern technology for the delivery of local community audiovisual material. Collections management, preservation and access.

Overview

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  • Dr Lyndon Ormond-Parker is a Melbourne Early Career Academic Fellow with the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation, Faculty of Arts. He was born in Darwin and of Alyawarr decent from the Barkly tablelands region of the Northern Territory. Lyndon has been involved in advocacy, policy development, research and negotiations at the local national and international level focused on Indigenous communities in the area of information technology, cultural heritage, materials conservation and repatriation.   

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Affiliation

Member of

  • Australian Society of Archivists. Member 2017 -
  • Advisory Committee for Indigenous Repatriation, Ministry for the Arts. Member 2015 -
  • Australian Heritage Council. Council Member 2015 -
  • National Centre for Indigenous Genomics, ANU. Research Advisory Committee 2014 -
  • Indigenous Cultural Collections Advisory Group, The University of Melbourne. Member 2013 -
  • Remote Media Archiving Working Party, Indigenous Remote Communications Association. Member 2013 -
  • Rotary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tertiary Scholarship. Advisory Committee 2011 -
  • The National Recording Project for Indigenous Performance in Australia. Fellow 2009 -
  • Oxfam Australia. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Reference Group 2008 -
  • Medical Anthropology Reading Group, The University of Melbourne. Member 2014 - 2016
  • Centre for Organisational and Social Informatics, Monash Univeristy. COSI Advisory Board 2012 - 2015
  • ARC Discovery Project: Museum, Field, Metropolis, Colony: Practices of Social Governance. Advisory Committee 2011 - 2014
  • World Archaeological Congress. Member 1998 - 2013
  • Indigenous Graduate Students Association, The University of Melbourne. Inaugural Chair 2009 - 2012

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Investigator on

Additional Grant Information

  • "Return, reconcile, renew: understanding the history, effects and opportunities of repatriation and building an evidence base for the future." (Fforde, A/Prof Cressida; Rigney, A/Prof Daryle M; Turnbull, Prof Paul; McCarthy, Asst Prof Gavan J; Ormond-Parker, Mr Lyndon C; Hemming, A/Prof Steve J; Pickering, Dr Michael P; Tapsell, Prof Paul; McKeown, Dr C. Timothy; Koch, Mrs Grace; Poliness, Ms Barbara; Morris, Mr Wes; David, Mr Lui N; Aranui, Ms Amber K; Keeler, Ms Honor) awarded by Australian Research Council Linkage Project LP130100131, The Australian National University. (2013-2016) "Digitisation and Indigenous Communities: A Study of the development of online collections. The interface between international institutions and Australian Indigenous communities" (Langton, M., Ormond-Parker, L, & Sloggett, R.) Discovery Indigenous Researchers Development Scheme awarded by Australian Research Council. The University of Melbourne. (2009 - 2010)    .   

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2016
  • Grad Dip, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology 2007
  • BA, Deakin University 1991

Awards and honors

  • The University of Melbourne Diversity and Inclusion Award Commendation, 2012
  • Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Indigenous Visiting Research Fellow, 2009

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Supervision

Available for supervision

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