Phil Gordon, has worked at the Australian Museum since 1980. Phil is currently the Head of the Indigenous Heritage Section at the Australian Museum. Phil advises Aboriginal communities on issues such as Aboriginal Museum outreach and repatriation of Aboriginal human remains and other significant cultural property as well as providing advice for various government agencies on cultural heritage issues and policy development.
He plays an important role in working with cultural centres and Keeping places in setting up and planning, as well as advising on ongoing training needs. Phil has a diverse range of experience with a range of funding agencies including Visions of Australia, as Chair of the NSW Museums Committee and as a member of the Heritage Collections Council.
Recently Phil was appointed as a member of the Federal Committee dealing with the Return of Indigenous Cultural Property.