Shouwn Oosting


Shouwn is a descendant of the Waanyi Nation and has over 25 years of experience working in both the State and Federal Public Sector with a strong focus on Aboriginal affairs policy coordination and program delivery.

Shouwn is passionate about Reconciliation and improving outcomes for Australia’s First Nation’s people and has worked across key portfolios including Aboriginal health workforce development, health, further education and employment, Aboriginal affairs and reconciliation, Aboriginal engagement, and public sector employment.

Shouwn has extensive experience and expertise in the development and delivery of Aboriginal employment and workforce development policy and programs, Aboriginal engagement plans, Reconciliation Action Plans and public participation plans. Shouwn has also participated on numerous local, State and National committees and working groups on Aboriginal employment, workforce development and Reconciliation.

Shouwn is a trained facilitator and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Management), a Bachelor of Laws and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.