About us

Curijo is proudly a certified, majority Aboriginal-owned, profit for purpose company delivering high-quality, tailored professional services to meet the diverse needs of leading organisations and professionals, from grass roots through to senior executive management. Working together for the mutual benefit of all through a culturally safe and strength-based approach incorporating our two-way learning philosophy.

Headquartered in Canberra with offices and staff throughout NSW and WA, we provide professional services across both mainstream and Aboriginal sectors. Our team is agile and community-focused with extensive senior experience within corporate, community and government sectors.

We are a values-based company that models reconciliation and Aboriginal-self determination. Passionate about Indigenous engagement to increase self-determination, equity and prosperity for Aboriginal peoples and all Australians through Connections, Leadership, Truth-Telling and Education.

Curijo has also built a network of trusted partners in a range of industries who complement our expertise to deliver high quality services and products.

HOW WE WORK

We believe we have an exclusive business, with a unique approach that is innovative, well regarded and goes to solving client and community problems in a pragmatic, agile, expert and economical way. Our culturally safe approach sees our staff wholly committed to our aims. We highly value all our staff, what they do and the contributions, knowledge and expertise they bring. We see this time and time again in our client feedback and this is something we are very proud of.

Our core values underpin everything we do

Opportunity

We provide opportunity internally and externally to all we interact with.

Service

Focus on quality and exceeding expectations

People

Sustaining a team that loves working together

Cultural Safety

Culturally safe service delivery

Reconciliation

Working in reconciliation for Aboriginal Australia

Purpose

Working for the mutual benefit of all. 

OUR PEOPLE

Our team of facilitators and consultants are highly skilled, experienced and capabilities driven to deliver high-quality services to a professional standard. Our directors and our team, are made up of both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people, with specialised areas of expertise, are passionate and committed to great outcomes. Collectively, our team brings independent thinking, the ability to relate to others on a professional level and commitment through proactive client services, delivered through sound methodologies.

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Belinda Kendall

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
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Darren Schaeffer

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Assurance Manager
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Tina McGhie

Operations Manager
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Bill Pritchard

Consulting Practice Manager
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Catherine Street

Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Practice Manager
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Samantha Butcher

Business Services Manager
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Lauren Dunlop

Child and Family Services Practice Manager
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Kylie Provest

Child and Family Services Senior Aboriginal Consultant
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Ingrid Morgan

Adult Education Practice Manager