Founder and Facilitator of the Boorloo Indigenous Youth Yarning Circles, Cultural Squad Member of Culture is Life & West Australian Aboriginal Leadership Institution Graduate, Derek Nannup has worked across Health, Justice, Education and Child Protection. Derek has a strong Noongar cultural background, which he is fully immersed in and with he also has a background in the Performing Arts. Derek holds accountability with him everywhere he goes and with his understanding of this, he’s ready to explore and be impactful in any space that presents its self to him.
West Australian Young person of the Year (2021)
NAIDOC Perth Youth of the Year (2021)
Performed with Djuki Mala (2020)
Completion of the Aboriginal Mental AID Fist Course (2020)
Indigenous Cultural Program Coordinator: Wesley College
Presenter at The World and National Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conference (2018)