UPDATE THIS Joe Morrison is the Chief Executive Officer of NAILSMA. Both Dagoman and Torres Strait Islander, he has spent the last 20 years working with remote communities throughout northern Australia, firstly establishing local efforts to 'care for country' and more recently focusing on whole-of-north approaches. For the past decade, Mr Morrison has been advising Federal, State and Territory governments about Indigenous natural and cultural resource management, advocating for increased recognition as part of the reform agenda in Indigenous communities. He is the founding convenor of NAILSMA and is currently a member of the Federal Government’s Indigenous Advisory Committee. He has a BA in Natural Resource Management from the University of Sydney.