Selwyn Button

Biography

Selwyn Button is the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations, an independent statutory office holder appointed by the Minister for Indigenous Affairs to administer the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (CATSI Act). Selwyn has extensive experience in Queensland health and education sectors. From 2014 to 2018 he was Assistant Director-General of Indigenous Education in state schools. Prior to that he was CEO of the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC); chairperson of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service Brisbane Limited; and director of the Indigenous health policy branch within Queensland Health. He is a former teacher and worked as a Queensland police officer.