Jim Morrison

Committee Member

Jim is a Goreng Noongar Elder, a Traditional Custodian of WA’s pristine southern coast who has proudly passed his strong Aboriginal values to following generations of his extended family.

Jim has played a leadership role in forming and managing non-government agencies providing services to Aboriginal families and their broader communities. He has been a prominent activist, advocate and leader in pivotal Aboriginal advancement roles for four decades, working passionately to address the rights of the Stolen Generations and their families. Jim has been a Congressman of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples, Chair of the National Stolen Generations Alliance, a member of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health Advisory Group (representing Mental Health issues relating to Stolen Generations nationally), and a manager at Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service. Jim was a previous Director of Yorganop, and Senior Policy advisor to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs.

Jim has recently taken up leadership of YOKAI! Healing our spirit - the operational umbrella of the WA Stolen Generations Aboriginal Corporation and the Bringing Them Home Committee (WA).