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Ambelin Kwaymullina

Assistant Professor (Law School), The University of Western Australia

Ambelin Kwaymullina is an Aboriginal academic who comes from the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. She is an Assistant Professor at the Law School and teaches across a number of areas including Administrative Law and Indigenous Peoples in the Law. She researches in the areas of public law, Indigenous research methodologies, Indigenous knowledges and creative expressions, and Indigenous legal systems. Before coming to the University Ambelin worked for over seven years in government and politics. In addition to her work at the University Ambelin is an award winning creative writer and illustrator.


  • –present
    Assistant Professor (Law School) , University of Western Australia