Craig Foster AM
Following a celebrated football career, Craig became one of the nation’s most respected broadcasters with an 18-year, multi-Logie winning career at SBS Australia.
Craig is an Adjunct Professor of Sport and Social Responsibility at Torrens University, he sits on the Multicultural Council of Australia and works across a vast range of social programs from Indigenous rights and self-determination, homelessness and domestic violence along with refugee advocacy. He has been heavily involved in indigenous football, refugee children and refugee rights and homelessness, through sport programs.
He is a Human Rights and Refugee Ambassador for Amnesty Australia, Australia Committee member with Human Rights Watch, and Advisory Council member of the Australian Human Rights Institute, UNSW.
His social justice advocacy extends to several high profile, global campaigns, including leadership of the #SaveHakeem campaign to free Bahraini Muslim refugee Hakeem al-Araibi from a Thai prison, calling for the resettlement and freedom of over 400 refugees and asylum seekers indefinitely detained by Australia in PNG and Nauru for almost seven years, and the humanitarian response by global sport to the COVID-19 pandemic, which began in Australia and expanded internationally.