Ms Minda Murray

Bach Env Sci (Conservations & Management), Mast App Anth & Participatory Dev
First Nations Research Associate
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Social And Cultural Anthropology 160104
  • Anthropology Not Elsewhere Classified 160199
  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Cultural Studies 200201
  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Environmental Knowledge 050201
  • Conservation And Biodiversity 050202
  • Environmental Impact Assessment 050204
  • Environmental Management 050205
  • Natural Resource Management 050209
  • Wildlife And Habitat Management 050211
  • Environmental Science And Management Not Elsewhere Classified 050299

Research interests

Aboriginal policy in Victoria  Aboriginal Self-determination  Treaty and agreements  Environmental management and Aboriginal culture in Victoria


Minda is a proud Yorta Yorta Duduroa woman. She has spent the most part of her life so far on country along the Murray River, enjoying learning about culture and the environment. She has a Bachelor of Environmental Science and 12 years in the environmental management sector in the Victorian public service, catchment management authorities and Aboriginal organisations. She studied a Masters of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development at ANU whilst working in Victoria in Aboriginal Policy and Strategy for the Victorian government. She also participated in the Indigenous Governance Program at Native Nations Institute, University of Arizona in 2020, before moving to Canberra to embark on a PhD in Aboriginal Self-determination and agreement making in her home state of Victoria.

Projects and Grants

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