Contact the Moondani Toombadool Centre team

Name Position Contact
Professor Andrew Gunstone

Executive Director, Reconciliation Strategy and Leadership

Executive Director, Moondani Toombadool Centre

Professor of Indigenous Studies

agunstone@swinburne.edu.au

+61 3 9214 5101

Vicky Peters Manager, Indigenous Student Services

vpeters@swinburne.edu.au

+61 3 9214 3677

Joel Boojers Indigenous Student Adviser

jboojers@swinburne.edu.au

+61 3 9214 3625

Lydia Bissett Indigenous Student Recruitment Officer

lbissett@swinburne.edu.au

+61 3 9214 6965

Cyan Earnshaw Indigenous Student Adviser

cearnshaw@swinburne.edu.au

+61 3 9214 8754

Lea Jones Indigenous Student Adviser

ljones@swinburne.edu.au

+61 3 9214 1729

Mat Jakobi Lecturer, Indigenous Cultural Capability

mjakobi@swinburne.edu.au

+61 3 9214 8495

Dr Sadie Heckenberg Research Fellow

sheckenberg@swinburne.edu.au

+61 39214 3678

Jess Berry Executive and Administration Assistant

jeberry@swinburne.edu.au

+61 3 9214 3678

Ash Francisco Research Officer afrancisco@swinburne.edu.au
Simone Hamlin Senior Officer, Events and Projects

shamlin@swinburne.edu.au

+61 39214 4450

Indigenous news

    • Student News
    • University

    Restoring endangered Indigenous languages in Victoria

    Swinburne students are the first in Victoria to graduate with a Certificate IV in Teaching an Endangered Aboriginal Language, empowering them to teach Indigenous languages in their communities.

    Friday 17 September 2021
    • University

    Expanding Indigenous spaces across Swinburne

    Through the leadership of the Moondani Toombadool Centre and the Reconciliation Action Plan, there are many exciting developments regarding Indigenous spaces on campus.

    Tuesday 13 July 2021
    • Student News

    Indigenous designs shine in NAIDOC Week competition

    Swinburne Animation student Isabeau Colls has won the annual NAIDOC Week design contest, run by the Moondani Toombadool Centre’s Indigenous Student Services team. 

    Friday 09 July 2021
    • University

    Swinburne’s 2020–23 Elevate RAP launched

    Swinburne and the Moondani Toombadool Centre have launched the university’s third Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) 2020–23 at the new Aunty Dot Peters AM Flowering Grasslands

    Friday 30 April 2021
    • Social Affairs

    Indigenous Voice: co-design for community representation

    A webinar featuring Swinburne’s Dr Emma Lee from the Centre for Social Impact discussed the opportunities and challenges of an Indigenous Voice.

    Thursday 18 March 2021
    • University

    Swinburne reflects on a year of reconciliation

    With the leadership of the Moondani Toombadool Centre, Swinburne continues to progress reconciliation through engagement, leadership and innovation

    Thursday 17 December 2020