Michelle Matthews


Michelle is a proud Ganggalida and Takalak woman from the Gulf of Carpentaria in far north Queensland. Michelle is the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Manager at Bunnings, where her role is to support the economic empowerment of Indigenous people through driving employment, retention and career development initiatives, support of Indigenous businesses and increasing awareness of issues that impact First Nations Australians.

Michelle’s background is in human resources, and she has 20+ years’ experience working in leadership roles across financial services and the retail sectors.

Michelle sits on the Wesfarmers Employment Parity Initiative Steering Committee and is a member of the Australian Retail Associations Reconciliation Action Plan working group.