Project Description

Craig Hammond

Indigenous Leader

Bourkie (Craig) Hammond has been developing Indigenous Programs at the Family Action Centre, University of Newcastle for 14 years. He has taken part in research projects around Australia involving Indigenous communities in NSW, NT, QLD, SA, VIC & TAS and worked in Aboriginal controlled organisations for 10 years as a youth worker. As a Board member Awabakal Local Aboriginal Land Council and current member of Land Council and Awabakal Aboriginal Newcastle Co-operative he has been involved in community development. As a manager player and coach of Newcastle Emus Rugby League Football club over 20 years he has established close connections with the young men in our community.