Ms Mareese Terare

BA Welfare Studies UWS; M Indig SCU
Lecturer in Social Work and Policy Studies
Bundjalung &
Goenpul Woman

A35 - Education Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 8627 5829

Biographical details

Joined Sydney School of Education and Social Work in Feb 2017. Phd Canditure and early career researchers. Entered the Social Work School with a Wingara Mura scholarship. Mareese brings with her 20 years teaching experiences. Specialist areas or work and teaching consists of Aboriginal healing frameworks and ways, interpersonal trauma, counselling, social justice, children’s rights and human rights.

Mareese brings extensive years of experience in training and community education with frontline Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal workers in the trauma field. Mareese has consulted, developed, implemented and evaluated ASQA accredited community services and health training targeting Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal workforce. Training reflects industry and workforce needs.

Mareese has strong commitment to human rights and this is reflected in her curriculum development, teachings and community engagement and practice. Mareese influences includes ongoing cultural safety commitments to training, education and frontline client engagement.

Current projects

Creating Futures Justice Program Evaluation 2017

USyd Cultural Competency Committee 2017


Member ACWA since 2010

Awards and honours

NSW Aboriginal Health Award 2008 - Gail May Award for oustanding services in Aboriginal Communities.

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