- Broome, Western Australia, Australia
- Social worker, Academic, Justice of the Peace and Nurse
Mary Ann Bin-Sallik has played a monumental role in the advancement of Aboriginal studies with a proliferation of posts in the tertiary sector. She has been part of government committees of inquiry into Aboriginal employment; discrimination in employment; and the forced removal of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
In 2017, Mary Ann Bin-Sallik was made an Officer in the General division of the Order of Australia 'for distinguished service to tertiary education as an academic, author and administrator, particularly in the area of Indigenous studies and culture, and as a role model and mentor.