Mary is a descendant of the Aragun tribe of Badu Island in the Torres Strait.

She brings many years' work experience in both public service and private enterprise. Mary has also worked in higher education as a Community Engagement and Student Engagement Officer, over the past 13 years in two different universities.

Having commenced her current role in August 2021, Mary is based between the Graduate School and the ATSIS Unit.

The Administrative Officer is a member of the Graduate School team, working in partnership with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit, to support pathways for entry and development activities for Indigenous Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Students and Early Career Researchers (ECR).

Mary helps coordinate and schedule meetings and events, document maintenance, respond to enquiries, and promote engagement activities.