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Keynote - Tony McAvoy SC

2021 AIATSIS Summit Keynote

Day 3 Plenary - Treaty

Tony McAvoy SC

Tony McAvoy is a Wirdi man from the central Queensland area around Clermont and he is also a native title holder in his grandmother’s country around Thargomindah in southwest Queensland.

Tony is a barrister and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2015. He has developed a strong native title practice and has successfully appeared for claimants in several land claims. He has also acquired significant experience in the areas of environmental law, administrative law, human rights and discrimination law, coronial inquests and criminal law.

Between 2011 and 2013, Tony was an Acting Part-Time Commissioner of the NSW Land and Environment Court.