First Nations Support

  1. On Campus 

Nyombil Indigenous Support Centre 

The Nyombil Centre provides academic and cultural support assisting Indigenous students with the unique challenges, in particular related to cultural differences, they may face in moving from remote communities and undertaking the new challenge of University study. Academically the centre assists students with their transition into the higher education environment, understanding University policy and supporting their progression. Culturally the centre promotes engagement by assisting students and the University to connect with the local Indigenous community. 

 

You can contact either Jason or Narelle from the Nyombil centre via the information below: 

Jason Murray
Manager Nyombil Centre
+61 7 5595 5617
jamurray@bond.edu.au 

 

Narelle Urquhart
Indigenous Cultural Support Officer
Email: nurquhar@bond.edu.au
+61 7 5595 5616
nurquhar@bond.edu.au 

 

  1. B) Off Campus

Kalwun Development Corporation 

The Kalwun Development Corporation is a local organisation aiming to provide a holistic approach to Indigenous welfare and services. They strive to provide people equitable, reasonable and justifiable access to affordable housing and housing support, primary health care and dental services, aged care and disability programs and support, protection services for young people and children, support for parents and families, educational initiatives and emergency relief assistance. 

They also aim to ensure that the community maintains strong connections to our shared cultural heritage and that the whole community has a level of respect and an appreciation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history. 

 

Level 1, 14 Cassia Drive
Varsity Lakes QLD 4227
PO Box 2588 Burleigh Waters QLD 4220
Phone (07) 55 783 434 

 

  1. C) Other

Our Special Interests Director is also working on a report into Bond University’s engagement and support with both First Nations students at Bond University as well as the local community. Also the report is providing a focus specifically on the current regard for Indigenous history embedded within the Law curriculum at Bond University.  

 

You can find out more by emailing our Special Interests Director at special.interests@bond.lsa.com.au