Robynne is CEO of the Australian Indigenous Governance Institute. She is descended from the Wiradjuri people of central western NSW and has family connections in the NSW towns of Euabalong, Lake Cargelligo and Condobolin. Robynne has practiced as a solicitor since 2000, specialising in legal and cultural issues for Indigenous Australians, including the development of protocols for artistic and research collaborations, consumer and intellectual property law. As a senior policy officer and researcher, she participated in a number of United Nations human rights and biodiversity forums. She also worked as a senior researcher and lecturer at the University of Technology, Sydney, Macquarie University and the University of Notre Dame.

Most recently Robynne was Senior Manager of ASIC’s Indigenous Outreach Program assisting Indigenous consumers to resolve issues with providers of financial services including banking, credit, insurance and superannuation, as well as raising awareness with industry about cultural and regulatory issues for Indigenous Australians. In November 2013 Robynne was appointed CEO of the Australian Indigenous Governance Institute (AIGI).

Robynne has served on the boards of the Arts Law Centre of Australia and Gadigal Information Services (incorporating Koori Radio). Robynne is currently a member of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) Council, and a Trustee of the Australian Museum.

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