Dr Chris Bourke – The Australian Dental Council

Dr Chris Bourke

Dr Chris Bourke

Deputy Chair and Director

Dr Chris Bourke is a proud Gamillaroi man and the first Indigenous dentist in Australia. With an extensive career in public and private practice, Dr Bourke helped establish the Indigenous Dentists’ Association of Australia and was its inaugural President. In 2011 he became the first Indigenous representative of the ACT Legislative Assembly and was appointed Minister in 2016.