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Independent Audit Committee

Hugh Bradley - Chair

Hugh Bradley came to the Northern Territory in 1970. As a solicitor at Ward Keller he mostly practiced in litigation, with special interests in insurance, work health, defamation, licensing, Aboriginal communities and land right issues. In the late 70’s he ran the first land rights claim in the NT, prior to the introduction of land rights legislation. Hugh was Managing Partner at Ward Keller from 1986 to 1998, and the NT Chief Magistrate from 1998 to 2006. In 2009, he was appointed Chairperson of the Tiwi Land Council Independent Audit Committee. 

Roland Chin

Roland Chin is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, a Fellow of CPA Australia, and a Chartered Tax Adviser of the Taxation Institute of Australia. He joined the KPMG Darwin office in 1981 as a graduate and was admitted as a partner in 1995.  He has experience in insolvency, and audit and provided tax specialist advice to clients including government, not-for-profit and international corporations for over 40 years. Roland retired from KPMG in 2018 and has continued to practice as a tax agent and sits on several local audit committees and Boards. He was appointed to the Tiwi Land Council Independent Audit Committee in 2022.

Dr. David Richie

David has worked in the Northern Territory since 1981. David's academic background is anthropology and, in that capacity, he worked for the Sacred Sites Authority (1981-1989) and NLC on land claims (1980 and 1983) and also as Chair of the NLC Wagait Traditional Owner's Dispute Committee (1993-1995). For more than 20 years he held the position of chief executive: most recently, the Department of Lands and Planning and Northern Territory Land Development Corporation (2009-2012). David was also the first Chief executive of the Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority (1990-2003). He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and served on the Ninti One Ltd Audit and Risk Management Committee (2010-2020). He currently Chairs the NT Planning Commission.