Pastor Ray Minniecon is an executive member of the Indigenous People’s Organization, Director of Bunji Consultancies, and descendant of the Kabi Kabi nation and the Gureng Gureng nation of South-East Queensland. Ray is also a descendant of the South Sea Islander people with deep and abiding connections to the people of Ambrym Island.
As a pastor and educator, Ray’s current work includes roles as Honorary Indigenous Minister for Scarred Tree Indigenous Ministries, St. John’s Anglican Church, Glebe; Board Member for Babana Aboriginal Men’s Group, Red Dust Role Models, NAIITS Indigenous University, and Annecto aged Care Services; Founding member of Gawura Aboriginal Christian School; and Founding Member of the Coloured Digger Project, Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation, and Children of the Bomaderry Aboriginal Children’s Home Corporation.
Pastor Ray has a BA in Theology from Murdoch University in Western Australia, helped establish a number of graduate programs for Aboriginal peoples. This year, Ray has been granted a Doctorate in Divinity (Hon) from NAIITS University.
See Pastor Ray at the 2022 Better Futures Forum:
Tuesday 6 September, 1.30pm - 2.30pm AEST | Keynotes: International Policy Frameworks