Bradley Moggridge is a proud Murri from the Kamilaroi Nation (North-West NSW), and he grew up in Western Sydney and now lives in Canberra. He has university qualifications - Masters in Hydrogeology from UTS and Bachelor qualifications in Environmental Science from ACU. He is currently employed by NSW DPI Water as the Team Leader Aboriginal Water Initiative, and is honoured to lead the only dedicated Aboriginal water unit in Australia. The team is currently nine with eight identified Aboriginal water professionals.
He has an ambition of leading in his area of expertise and also promoting Aboriginal Traditional Knowledge (culturally appropriately) and finding commonalities between Traditional Science and Western Science so this can influence policy and the way we manage the Australian landscape, especially water.
Brad has presented at the Australian Academy of Science twice 2010 and 2015, also at the International Association of Hydrogeologists 40th World Congress 2013, was invited to attend the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists Master Class 2013 and the International River Symposium in 2013 and 2015. He was also the 2013 Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men’s golf champion.
Brad Moggridge is a member of a number of current and past national committees, and has significant networks in the water and environmental area, also in the government sector, and in private and not for profit industry, and has ongoing relationships with the broader Aboriginal community.