Julia has recently completed her PhD at ANU in Aboriginal History. Her Indigenous heritage crosses Dharawal and Darug land. Julia is a postdoctoral scholar in the Indigenous and Settler Relations Collaboration at the University of Melbourne. Her research explores fundamental questions of Australian Aboriginal identity in 21st century Australia. She has a Masters of Urban Planning and Bachelor of Arts and has presented her research in local and international forums. She has worked across academia, the arts and corporate sectors.