Dennis Stokes / Director
Appointed Director for NT
Dennis Stokes is of both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and comes from Darwin. He belongs to the Wardaman, Luritja and Warramunga people of the Northern Territory and the Wagadagam people of the Torres Strait. He has over twenty years’ experience in the Art Sector and has worked for the Australia Council for the Arts at the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Board (ATSIA), Content Division Manager at National Indigenous Television (NITV/SBS), was the National Indigenous Program Manager at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) and the CEO of Mimi Aboriginal Arts & Craft in Katherine NT. In his time at Mimi, Dennis oversaw a large growth in Indigenous participation and economic development. Dennis is currently the CEO of Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute in Adelaide.