I am an Aboriginal man from northern Tasmania and an active member of the Aboriginal community with involvement at all levels including community, local, State and Federal. I am also a past member of the interim Aboriginal Heritage Council.
I am heavily involved in Aboriginal education and the promotion of ongoing Aboriginal culture in Tasmania, working with many schools and education groups to deliver and promote meaningful Aboriginal history.
I am currently a member of a number of boards, committees and councils dealing with a wide range of Aboriginal affairs and land management issues. I am heavily involved with many of the major land managers and operators and work with them to better manage Aboriginal heritage values. I am also a member of the National Parks and Wildlife Advisory Council, as an Aboriginal Heritage Advisor, dealing with land management issues in the National Parks and the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.
I am also a prominent member of Tasmania's Aboriginal community.
Hank's appointment as a Council member will end on 7 May 2023.