Our Research Associates include a large panel of academic researchers with expertise in diverse areas of public policy, drawn from across several universities in Queensland and beyond. Many researchers also have significant experience inside the public service. 

These experts can offer an additional source of policy advice for those developing or commenting on public policy in Queensland. All members, their research fields, and their contact details, are listed below. 

NameDr Sally Babidge
PositionSenior Lecturer
Organisation/CompanyUniversity of Queensland
Specialisations / Bio


  • Ph.D (Anthropology), James Cook University
  • Hon (Anthropology), University of Western Australia

Research interests:

  • Indigenous identity and politics (Australia, Chile)
  • Anthropology of resource extraction
  • Australian Aboriginal kinship, history and family
  • Native Title and applied Anthropology
Phone07 3365 3286
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