Associate Professor
Debbie Duthie

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Faculty of Health,
School of Public Health & Social Work

Personal details


Associate Professor
Faculty of Health,
School of Public Health & Social Work


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, Recruitment and retention, Domestic Violence sector, Workplace bullying and harassment, Social Work practice


Cultural Studies, Social Work

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Reinvigorating the Domestic Violence Sector (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Human Services) (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (Affiliate)

National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network (NIRAKN) Chief Investigator

Australian New Zealand Social Work and Welfare Education and Research (ANZSWWER) Member


Public  Health

  • HLB001 Health Needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians

Indigenous Knowledges Minor

  • Smash the Act: Contemporary Indigenous Politics
  • Yadtjuligin: Cultural Safety in the Indigenous Australian Context
  • Am I Black Enough? Indigenous Australian Representation
  • Indigenous Knowledges: Research Ethics and Protocols

Social Work and Human Services

  • Socio-cultural Contexts of Professional Practice (Master of Social Work)
  • Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities
  • Casework and Case Management
  • Practice Theories
  • Team Practice and Group Processes
  • Child and Family

The Cherbourg-QUT Project This project engages students from across all disciplines at QUT to support community-initiated projects within the Cherbourg Aboriginal Community. Projects have included the development of a Youth Council specific to Cherbourg Young People; writing of policy and procedures; resourcing the Indigenous Knowledge Centre; Landscape design; Informing Business start-ups; and recording of Elders stories.

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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