Professor Peter Yu is the Vice-President (First Nations) at The Australian National University.

Professor Yu is a Yawuru man from Broome in the Kimberley region in North West Australia with more than 40 years experience in Indigenous development and advocacy in the Kimberley and at the state, national and international level.



Now more than ever: Peter Yu’s lifelong commitment to First Nations Australians

When two of the world’s oldest cultures come together to form the backdrop of your childhood, ‘harmony’ might…

29 May 2024


First Nations Australians left high and dry by broken water ownership model

Why Australia needs to urgently improve First Nations peoples’ access, control and say over water to improve their…

16 May 2023


Voice referendum is a historic opportunity for reconciliation

The outcome of the federal election gave some cause for optimism that the dark clouds of continuous disappointment…

7 December 2022


New ANU hub to support First Nations innovators

The Australian National University (ANU) has launched a new Indigenous-led innovation hub to develop long-term partnerships and collaborations…

25 October 2022


First Nations people look for leadership from a new king

Since the Queen’s death, I have been asked on several occasions about the relationship she had with First…

29 September 2022

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