Indigenous Advisory Group

Genevieve Grieves

Genevieve is a descendant of the Worimi people of mid-north coast, New South Wales and has lived on Kulin country for many years.  She is currently a lecturer in the Indigenous Studies Program, University of Melbourne where she is also undertaking her PhD in memorialisation and frontier violence.

Genevieve was the lead curator of the First Peoples exhibition, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre at the Melbourne Museum, which opened in September 2013. She has previously worked with the Koorie Heritage Trust where she developed the Mission Voices website for the ABC and, later, as a field producer and online content developer on the First Australians project.  She wrote and directed a documentary called Lani’s Story and creates video art, most notably Picturing the Old People.