Since 2011, Penelope Mules has worked with Aboriginal organisations throughout the Northern Territory, South Australia, and Victoria to support the development of their Indigenous ranger programs, with a focus on women and youth engagement and the role of Indigenous women in land management.
After returning from her Fellowship, Penelope continued her work with the Northern Land Council’s Caring for Country Women’s Employment program, which was awarded an NT Human Rights Award – The Fitzgerald Social Change Award in 2020.
Penelope has a Bachelor of Science (Geography and Environmental Studies) from the University of Melbourne, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Cultural Heritage and Archaeology from Flinders University. She currently works for the Taungurung Land and Waters Council in Victoria, as the Program Coordinator for the Taungurung Parks Ranger Program. Her current role involves strategic program development, ranger training and support, resource development, and partnership building.
In 2023, Penelope agreed to participate in the Churchill Trust's Innovate RAP working group.
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