Dr Robert Isaacs AM JP
Dr Robert Isaacs AM JP has spent the last 50 years breaking down cultural barriers and improving the lives of disadvantaged people. He is an Executive Member to the State Aboriginal Advisory Council – Aboriginal Affairs Planning Authority Act and is a Life Member of the Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service.
He led Aboriginal education initiatives and has worked with the government to implement programs to assist Aboriginal people achieve sustainable home ownership.
Robert was the first Aboriginal person to be elected to local government as Councillor and Deputy Mayor for the City of Gosnells, and has been awarded the Centenary Medal and an Order of Australia Medal in recognition of service to Housing, Health, Education, Employment and Aboriginal Affairs.
Robert was the 2015 Aboriginal Award winner and Western Australian of the Year.