I am Michael Willis I am a Ngemba and Yaurail man from the north western NSW. I have lived and worked on the south coast Dhurrawal and Yuin country for the past 33 years.
I have had experience in many various leadership roles and I have been a part of leadership groups such as the Regional Development Australia Illawarra Leadership Program, which was a local leaders in business and various other community, government and business boards as advisor for not only the Aboriginal community but community as a whole. I have a large number of professional local networks from Government, Business and Local grassroots community.
My recent employment includes New Careers for Aboriginal People NCAP Employment Advisor for the South Coast and Highlands region. The last and my most recent achievement and proudest moment so far is the project call WICKED Wollongong Indigenous Careers Kickstart Employment Day. This was essentially an employment expo and the first Aboriginal specific employment expo for the region. I was an Local Area Coordinator (LAC) for Uniting and NDIS transition services for over a year and I have extensive knowledge and understanding around NDIS.