Fraser Vickery

Originally from the Channel Country in SW Queensland, Innamincka and the APY lands, Fraser Vickery relocated to Kangaroo Island 35 years ago and took a leadership role in the conservation of KI's unique biodiversity. 

Fraser is a professional ecologist/wildlife biologist and archaeologist qualified in forestry, environmental/science education, ecology and archaeology, with Masters Degrees in Ecology and Archaeology.

Since 2003, Fraser has worked as a consultant in ecosystem and environment and natural and cultural resources management in northern SA and the NT – mainly for native title and Aboriginal land council organisations. He has also lectured at UniSA for many years on environment and ecosystem management topics.  

A campaigning environmentalist for more than 50 years, Fraser has focussed on anti-uranium and nuclear issues, cetacean and marine conservation, biodiversity conservation, wilderness protection, protected area management and Aboriginal cultural heritage protection.  

In governance, Fraser served as a long-term Board member and President of Conservation SA, The Wilderness Society and Greening Australia, and is a founding member of Kangaroo Island Eco-Action. 

Fraser was awarded an Order of Australia (AM) in 2007 for his long-term contribution to environmental conservation, the Aboriginal community and the development of ecotourism.  

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