Penelope Taylor

Penelope Taylor

Penelope Taylor

Community Worker - Phd Student

Presenter Biography

Building our capacity to overcome non-Indigenous advantage

Penny Taylor is the former Head Researcher at Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation in Darwin. Prior to this, she worked as a lawyer in the community sector. She has a background in human rights law and has worked throughout the Pacific for the United Nations.  In recent years Penny has worked on projects to enhance race relations in Darwin, including the Darwin Radio Diaries, played on ABC Radio, and co-authorship of a popular autobiography of a senior law man from Arnhem Land. She is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Tasmania in capacity building white Australians to engage in equal and respectful race relationships.