Born in Narrm (Melbourne) and raised in Mildura, Indi Clarke is a proud Mutti Mutti & Lardil man with ties to Yorta Yorta, Wemba Wemba and Boon Wurrung.
Indi is a passionate advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the power of strength based approaches and Aboriginal knowledge systems. Indi believes that the path to positive change starts with empowered families and communities as well as a holistic approach to healing and wellbeing.
Indi is the Executive Officer of the Koorie Youth Council and takes great pride contributing to work that gives back to his communities. Prior to this he was formally the Deputy Manager of KYC before then working with Mallee District Aboriginal Services (MDAS) as its Youth and Community Engagement Facilitator.
In 2016, Mildura Rural Council recognised him as an emerging leader in the local community by naming him Young Citizen of the Year. In the same year, he also won the Victorian Koorie Student of the Year, as part of the Victorian Training Awards and then went on to win the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year, as part of the Australian Training Awards.