Mr Eddie Cubillo is an Aboriginal man with strong family links in both the urban and rural areas throughout the Northern Territory. He is of Larrakia/Wadjigan and Central Arrente descent. He obtained a Bachelor of Laws Degree and it was admitted to the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory. In 2010 Mr Cubillo was appointed the Anti - Discrimination Commissioner of the Northern Territory, Mr Cubillo then took on the role of Executive Officer with National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (NATSILS). He is currently undertaking a PhD with the University of Technology of Sydney and is working part-time at the University of Melbourne’s Law School as a Senior Indigenous Fellow.
The decision in recent days by the Northern Territory’s Liquor Licensing director to green light the construction of a huge Woolworths owned alcohol retail store within walking distance of Aboriginal communities is an outrage on every level. Continue reading »