Shane's mob are the Darumbal people from Rockhampton. 

Shane is the Director of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit at the University of Queensland.  Shane is passionate and focussed on increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in higher education in an effort to build a history of education in our people.

As Acting Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Director, ATSIS Unit, Shane is responsible for leading the implementation of UQ’s strategic priorities in relation to Indigenous learning, discovery and engagement, and strengthening relationships between the University and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.