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Graduate stories

Cindy Castella Cindy Castella
Year 5/6 Teacher, Casino West Public School
Bachelor of Indigenous Studies; Master of Indigenous Studies; Graduate Diploma of Education

Cindy was named the Lismore City Council Aboriginal Citizen of the Year for 2014 in recognition of her involvement with AIME (Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience). Read more about Cindy


Josh Creighton graduate of Southern Cross University Matthew Trindall
Clinical Coordinator Aboriginal Mental Health
South East Sydney Local Health District

As clinical coordinator Aboriginal Health for South East Sydney Local Health District, which serves more than 830 000 people, Matthew oversees district Aboriginal mental health programs. He says the Bachelor of Indigenous Studies helped him get to where he is today.Read more about Matthew


Tanietta de Launey graduate of Southern Cross University Tanietta de Launey
Native Title Cultural Heritage Liaison Officer
Peabody Energy and North East Wiradjuri Corporation

A former waitress, Tanietta decided she wanted a better life for herself and her four teenagers when she embarked on an Indigenous Studies degree, majoring in Trauma and Healing. Read more about Tanietta