news / 30/11/2021


The Board of Wathaurong Aboriginal Cooperative is very excited to announce the appointment of Mr Simon Flagg, proud Wemba Wemba man to the role of Chief Executive Officer after a competitive recruitment process.

Simon started his career here at Wathaurong as an Aboriginal Worker trainee in 1996

and went on to gain extensive experience in the Victorian Public Sector. Simon is well equipped to lead the organisation now and into the future.

As a senior manager and as a Senior Executive in various roles across the Victorian Public Service, Simon is a passionate and talented advocate for our Communities. Simon brings to the role highly relevant and important experience and knowledge. Simons’ skills, knowledge, and experience, coupled with his warm and engaging personal style, will see him perform as an excellent spokesperson for Wathaurong Communities.

Moreover, his clear passion for Wathaurong, combined with his demonstrated commitment to his Community and improving outcomes for Aboriginal people, he will add even more energy to our efforts to make a difference to our people and to establishing Wathaurong as an employer of choice and a champion in the Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation space.

On behalf of the Wathaurong Community, we would like to congratulate Simon on his recent appointment and invite all members, Community, and staff to welcome him as we take this next step in our journey.

Wathaurong Board of Directors.


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