Chris Sarra Profile Page
|Dr Chris Sarra was appointed director of the Institute for Leadership in Indigenous Education and Development in Queensland in 2005. Prior to that he was the principal of Cherbourg State School, a regional Aboriginal community school in Queensland, since 1998. During this time, he has developed highly innovative strategies to combat problems such as low results in literacy and numeracy.
His academic research interests include Aboriginal identity within a contemporary society. Chris was named Suncorp Queenslander of the Year in 2004. He is a NAIDOC and Deadly Award winner and Australian of the Year finalist in 2005.
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