Ministerial Advisory Council on Disability - Independent adviser to the WA Minister for Disability Services - Keeping government informed

Justine COLYER

Mr Justin MORTLEY

1st Term: 01/07/2017 – 30/06/2019

Representing the Kimberley region, Justin is an educator with a passion for teaching and training people with disabilities. Justin’s passion stems from a favourite uncle who has a mild intellectual disability.

With the backing of Federal Government funding he led a project to improve and design systems and practices to support students with disability, their parents and communities. This included designing resources and materials that are locally driven and culturally relevant.

He has worked as a lecturer for Curtin University since 2015. Through this position he assists undergraduate teachers in the areas of disability and education and Indigenous education.

Justin has extensive networks throughout the disability sector and is one of the founding directors of the largest service provider for individuals with a disability in the Kimberley.