Alana Dooley, recipient of the national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander STEM Student Achievement Award and Warwick Senior High School School Captain, joined a panel to discuss Indigenous Astronomy on Tuesday 30 June.

It was part of a free online webinar that was virtually hosted at Worl Wangkiny, Perth Observatory.


  • Dr Stacy Mader, Astrophysicist and Senior Experimental Scientist, CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science, Parkes Observatory
  • Kirsten Banks, Astrophysicist and Aboriginal Astronomy presenter
  • Alana Dooley, 2019 Indigenous STEM Awards winner
  • Facilitated by Max Lenoy, Executive Manager, Indigenous STEM Education, CSIRO Education and Outreach.

Presented by CSIRO, in partnership with the BHP Foundation, International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, Perth Observatory and Koya Aboriginal Corporation.

Well done Alana!

Alana Dooley