Staff Profiles

Gordon Thomas Archer


 I was born and raised in Cairns North Queensland with Torres Strait Islander/Aboriginal and Spanish/Welsh heritage. I am married with two daughters and five grandchildren.

Upon leaving school  I worked as a Butcher; Newspaper Printer; and various positions in the Railways as well as the Marine Industry (established my own business); Child Protection

Advisor and am currently the Aboriginal Enterprise Development Officer.

I have Trade qualifications in Butchering; Printing and Marine Technician as well as a Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training; Community Services (Protective Care) and

Small Business Management and a Diploma of Child, Youth and Family Intervention.




Gordon Archer – Aboriginal Enterprise Development Officer