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Mick Gooda

Gooda in 2015

Mick Gooda is an Australian public servant who served as the Australian Human Rights Commission's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner from 2009 to 2016.[1][2] He is an indigenous Australian of the Gangulu people in the Central Queensland.[3][4][5]

Gooda was previously the Chief Executive Officer of the Aboriginal Health Cooperative Research Centre.[6] He was also a long-serving officer with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission.[5]

In 2016, Gooda and Margaret White were appointed as co-Commissioners for the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory.[7]