Eddie Cubillo is a Senior Indigenous Fellow at the Melbourne Law School. He is a Member of the Oxfam Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Reference Group and a member of the Law Council of Australia's National Indigenous Legal Issues Committee and Indigenous Incarceration working group.
Admitted as a Legal Practitioner of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, Eddie's professional positions include NT Legal Aid Commission in the areas of Commercial Law, Family Law, and Litigation, as well as Aboriginal Lands and Correctional Services with the Department of Justice. In 2002 he was elected to the ATSIC Yilli Rreung Regional Council, and subsequently became the Chair of that Council. Mr Cubillo is a former Chair of both the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) and the Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee (NT). In 2010 Mr Cubillo was appointed the Anti – Discrimination Commissioner of the Northern Territory and then after his term was appointed as the Executive Officer of the National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (NATSILS). In 2015 Eddie was announced as the National Indigenous Legal Professional of the Year. Eddie is currently completing his Phd.