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DR Lyndon Ormond-Parker


  • 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 & modern technology. Databases and collection management, preservation and access.



  • Dr Lyndon Ormond-Parker Research Fellow Indigenous Studies Unit, Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School Population and Global Health. 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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Member of

  • Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. Member 2017 -
  • Advisory Committee for Indigenous Repatriation, Ministry for the Arts. Member 2015 -
  • Australian Heritage Council. Council Member 2015 -
  • Remote Media Archiving Working Party, Indigenous Remote Communications Association. Member 2013 -
  • The National Recording Project for Indigenous Performance in Australia. Fellow 2009 -
  • World Archaeological Congress. Member 1997 - 2020
  • National Centre for Indigenous Genomics, ANU. Research Advisory Committee 2014 - 2018
  • Rotary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tertiary Scholarship. Advisory Committee 2011 - 2018
  • Oxfam Australia. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Reference Group 2008 - 2017
  • Centre for Organisational and Social Informatics, Monash Univeristy. COSI Advisory Board 2012 - 2015
  • Indigenous Graduate Students Association, The University of Melbourne. Inaugural Chair 2009 - 2012


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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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