Our people

Black Wattle Consulting works in cross-cultural and the Aboriginal health, child and family and workforce support services sectors.

Our people have:

  • proven experience developing and producing resources
  • culturally appropriate consulting and communication skills
  • produce beautiful graphic design work
  • knowledge of the Aboriginal health, child, youth and family welfare policy context and services nationwide
  • a nationwide network of skilled colleagues.

Principal consultants:

Rosie Elliott

Rosie Elliott Partner



Rosie’s work history includes twenty years developing service resources, communications and organisational tools. Rosie has qualifications in sociology and biomedical science and her resource development work includes:

Brendan Lewis

Brendan Lewis

Brendan brings expertise in best practice community consultation to Black Wattle Consulting. He has qualifications in applied science. focused on ecology and toxicology. He has worked for the:

  • Office of the Supervising Scientist, Jabiru NT
  • Central and Northern Aboriginal land councils, assisting traditional land-owning groups in mining matters including the consent processes for exploration and mine development, ecological management of lands.
  • International consultancy HLA Enviroscience, in best practice in engagement with Aboriginal people.
  • Contracted to the Northern Land Council, consulting with traditional Aboriginal owners on the rehabilitation of the Rum Jungle mine-site, informing the Commonwealth on project cultural requirements.