Keynote: Paul Paton

Paul Paton
Paul Paton

Paul is an Aboriginal man from the Gunnai and Monaro tribes of south eastern Australia. As Executive Officer of the Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages,Paul is helping to support over 30 Aboriginal languages in Victoria. VACL is very strong in developing and producing new resources for community programs, training in linguistics and is involved with Government departments in the Victoria towards the development of language policy and curriculum.

Paul is also highly experienced and skilled in liaising, setting up, running and participating in committees, Advisory Boards and Reference Groups for various functions. Paul also has extensive Aboriginal community networks around many areas in Victoria and has a very good understanding of the issues that communities face in reviving of their local languages.