Dr Michael Limerick is an Adjunct Associate Professor at ISSR and a barrister and consultant at Limerick & Associates.

He worked for the Queensland Government for 13 years, holding a range of legal, policy and management positions, including Director of the Policy Research Branch in the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy. 

His recent work has focused on policy research, program evaluation, Indigenous community governance, and community development and economic participation in Indigenous and regional communities.

PhD topic

Case studies of Aboriginal community government performance in far north Queensland

Research Interests

  • Indigenous governance
  • Indigenous participation in the resources sector
  • Evaluation of government programs and services