Dominic (Darugland Boondi Boondi) Wy Kanak

Dominic Wy KanakDominic has been an Indigenous boondiboondi Bondi Ward Waverley Greens Councillor since September 1999. He has been Co-Chairperson of Waverley Council's Multicultural Advisory Committee and Mayor's Nominee and Chairman of the Eastern Region Local Government Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Forum on behalf of Woollahra, Waverley, Randwick, Botany Bay, City of Sydney and Leichhardt Councils.

A paralegal, Law Student and Native Title Consultant (NTC), Dominic has been Honorary NTC for Rockdale and District Landscape Heritage Committee (RDLHC), and past Executive Committee Convenor of the Indigenous Working Group of the United Nations Association of Australia (NSW Branch).

Outside of Council responsibilities, Dominic was a driver for 2005 Oscar Winner Miss Cate Blanchett during 1993 ABC TV series HeartLands, was part of Royal Prince Charles' Media Entourage in 1994, and was a NSW Commonwealth Education Coordinator for United Nations International Year for the World's Indigenous Peoples in 1993.

In the current term of Council he is a Member of the Management Committee for the NSW Reconciliation Council and a former Director on the Board of Tranby Aboriginal College, as well as Vice President of the NSW Local Government Aboriginal Network.

Dominic’s policy interests include Protection of Community/Native Title/Crown Land & Water, Reconciliation, Constitutional Recognition for Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Peoples and Local Government, 'Green' Sustainability, and Social Justice Advocacy for Our Community's vulnerable marginalised and isolated People.