Portrait of Paul Paton

Paul Paton

Paul Paton is an Aboriginal man from the Gunnai and Monaro tribes of southeastern Australia and is the Executive Officer of the Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages. VACL is very strong in developing and producing new resources for community programs, training in linguistics and is involved with Government departments in the Victoria towards the development of language policy and curriculum. 

Paul is also highly experienced and skilled in liaising, setting up, running and participating in committees, Advisory Boards and Reference Groups for various functions. Paul has extensive Aboriginal community networks around many areas in Victoria and has a very good understanding of the issues that face communities in reviving of their local languages.