Assembly Member for the South East Region, Peter Hood is a proud Kurnai man with connections to Yorta Yorta, Bangerang, Taungurung and Wurundjeri ancestry through his Mum, and traditional ties to Gunditjmara through his Dad.
Following in his family’s footstep, Peter has been an active member of the community from the start and has worked in all facets of Aboriginal Affairs.
For the past 14 years, Peter has been working as a managing consultant specialising in Indigenous justice and policy through the Kurnai Legal Practice.
As a Member in the Assembly, Peter hopes that he can contribute role to improving the outcomes for Aboriginal peoples in health, housing, justice, education, employment and general opportunities throughout the Treaty process.
‘I want to see us all work together to find the common theme on what our Treaties look like for our communities and be the trailblazer for other States to look to on how we worked together to get this process done’ – Peter Hood