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Bede Jones

Tasmania, 2017

Bede Jones
  • Current Place of Residence: .

  • University: University of Melbourne

  • Current/Recent Course: Bachelor of Arts, majors in philosophy and criminology. Subsequent First Class Honours in criminology.

Bede was raised in Tasmania and completed his tertiary studies at the University of Melbourne on a Melbourne National Scholarship. He is a palawa man and an Aurora Scholar with a passion for Aboriginal governance and nation building. He has been invited to publish on the topic of reconciliation in Australia; has supported key stakeholders on the design and development of the (emerging) National Assembly of First Nations; and assists a non-profit that focuses on addressing Indigenous disadvantage. He currently works at PwC’s Indigenous Consulting and outside of work has a rich interest in political philosophy, international relations and transnational crime. Bede is a sports enthusiast with a love for boxing and a background in soccer and AFL.