Theresa Sainty is a
Pakana (Tasmanian Aboriginal) woman.
She is an experienced and highly skilled consultant with a
history in Government, program evaluation, curriculum
development, and public speaking.
She is a Senior Indigenous Scholar with UTAS, undertaking
a PhD which is a continuation of her decades long research
(which began in 1997) as Aboriginal Linguistic Consultant
with the palawa kani Language Program.
Recently Theresa has also worked as a cultural advisor on a
number of projects with Roar Film, the National Maritime
Museum of Australia, the ABC, Mona and Mona Foma .
Appointed for her knowledge and expertise in Aboriginal
culture, Theresa currently sits on the Tasmanian Aboriginal
Advisory Committee providing independent advice on
behalf of the Tasmanian Aboriginal community to the
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.