Shane has connections to the Darumbal, Goreng Goreng and Kalali mobs from Queensland. 

Shane has joined the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health as the Program Leader, External Engagement and Health Career Pathways.  He comes to this role with a wealth of experience, most especially from his previous substantive role as Director of the UQ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit and his temporary role as Acting PVC – Indigenous Engagement. 

Shane is passionate about improving health and educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  Shane will be leading the Poche Centre’s portfolio of activities that relate to (i) the Centre’s external engagement with key partners critical to the effective promotion and improvement of Indigenous Health and (ii) the Centre’s programs to create and facilitate pathways to health careers for Indigenous people.