"Tauto rocked! I learned more from one lecture by Tauto than I did in a whole 6-month course"
Flinders University student
Time to get off the menu
This website will remain live as a memorial to Tauto Sansbury, Aboriginal advocate and champion for justice for his people
Born 2 July 1949
Died 23 September 2019
NAIDOC 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award winner 2015 Dr Yunupingu Human Rights Award winner, National Indigenous Human Rights Awards
Tauto had more than 35 years' experience in Aboriginal affairs, in both the private and public sectors.
His breadth of knowledge, expertise and experience is respected across Australia. He worked collaboratively with a wide range of organisations and individuals to achieve effective, culturally appropriate, positive outcomes for Aboriginal people.
Vale Tauto Sansbury
It is with great sadness that it is reported that Tauto died on 23 September, 2019 after a 15 month battle with Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
More information can be found here.