Mr Oliver Costello

Oliver a Bundjalung man from Northern NSW leads the Firesticks Initiative he co-founded in 2009. He works for the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service in Aboriginal Heritage and Joint Management. He has a broad range of experience in Indigenous fire practices, Aboriginal Joint Management partnerships, Indigenous Natural Cultural Resource management and Indigenous governance. 

Oliver is also an advisor or director with several organisations and projects. He is passionate about Indigenous leadership, empowerment, partnerships and recognition of cultural knowledge and practice through community led mentorship on country.

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