Maxine Walker

Senior Co-Management Officer, NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service, Office of the Environment & Heritage.2015 August Intensive Fellowship


Embrace & know from our past - We can create a future which will sustain us all.

What was the most valuable thing you got out of CSL?

Embrace & know from Our past - We can create a future which will sustain us all.

Why are you passionate about sustainability? What was the moment or event that made you decide to become a ‘change maker’ in your field?

Aboriginal Peoples' & Our Communities have so many untapped knowledges and experiences which can work towards the sustainability of Australia's lands, waters and resources for all our futures. We have survived and thrived on these lands for over 40,000 years and we need our culture and access to lands to enable sustainability of our existence as a People with a culture.

How did CSL play a role in directing your current path or project?

Leadership, unity and informative teachings Aboriginal culture within a diverse group of people. Open minded to learning with new experiences and networking with inspirational people from all over Australia.

In 25 words or less, tell us why leadership for sustainability is important.

Our Future survival depends on it!

What do you plan to do next on your sustainability journey?

Continue working towards sustain outcomes with the Aboriginal and broader communities to join the dots.

What are three words you would use to describe the Fellowship Program?

Intense, a journey and inspiring.

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