Kieren is a proud Githabul and Kooma man and has been working in Indigenous organisations for 14 years. Kieren was a member of the Australian Indigenous cricket team, a re-enactment of the first Indigenous team that toured England in 1868. Through his employment history and sporting achievements, he has worked with many Indigenous communities and Traditional Owner groups throughout Queensland, including Cairns, Mt Isa and the whole of South-east and Western Queensland.
Kieren has worked with numerous Queensland Traditional Owner groups to navigate the native title system towards their goal of a consent determination. For a short period, he also worked in the Education sector as an operations officer for the Clontarf Foundation in Cairns. He is currently employed as a Coordinator for the South West Indigenous Network, working to deliver appropriate sporting programs to meet the needs of individual communities and using sport as the vehicle to engage groups and individuals in targeting ongoing social issues.
Banner image: Border Ranges National Park. Credit Alan Wigginton CC BY-SA 4.0