Bonnie Rivendell

Bonnie's role focuses on the implementation of capacity building

training programs, research and other centre activities.

Position: Manager, Projects and Operations

Phone: +61 3 9925 3790


Bonnie is a passionate and quality driven professional with extensive experience in education, policy, strategy, inclusion and equity.

She is currently responsible for project delivery, stakeholder management, financial management, change management and business development. Bonnie has also previously acted as Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor, Director and Senior Manager.


Prior to joining the Centre, Bonnie worked as Manager of the CEPU’s Indigenous Apprenticeship Program, responsible for wholistic project management and oversight for government and industry. During her time as Manager, the project was awarded with the prestigious NAIDOC Industry Program Award.

Bonnie has over 12 years of management experience and leads through intuition, example, and the application of an emotionally intelligent skill set.


Bonnie holds a Bachelor of Arts (International Relations) and was Student Body President of La Trobe University. She is a longstanding advocate for domestic and international development and equity objectives.


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The AASC at RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nations on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. We respectfully acknowledge their Ancestors and Elders, past and present.  
The AASC would also like to acknowledge and extend our respects to the Indigenous people from across the lands we work, particularly the 21 economies of the Asia Pacific.  
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