Belinda Duarte

Belinda Duarte

Chief Executive Officer, Culture is Life / Deputy Chair, Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation

Health outcomes for Aboriginal people

Monday 13 August, 11.30 am, Geelong Library

Born and raised in Ballarat, Belinda is Wotjobaluk with Celtic and Polish heritage. She is chief executive officer at Culture is Life, a recently established not-for-profit organisation committed to cultural strengthening for the prevention of Aboriginal youth suicide. She was the inaugural director of the Korin Gamadji Institute, based at Richmond Football Club, where she was responsible for delivering leadership and pathway programs for young Aboriginal Australians.

Belinda holds a range of appointed and voluntary positions including: board member of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation, co-chair of Reconciliation Victoria, member of the Victorian Premier’s Jobs and Investment Panel, director of the Wheeler Centre, board member of WasteAid, director of the AnnaMila Foundation and member of the Victorian Regional Churchill Fellowship Committee. Her former appointments include board member of VicHealth, member of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Equalities Council and chair of the National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy.