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Dameyon Bonson

Indigenous Suicide Prevention Advisor and Founder of Black Rainbow

Dameyon Bonson, a Mangarayi and Torres Strait Islander man, is a Kimberley based social innovator and entrepreneur. His expertise includes Indigenous suicide prevention and strategising Male engagement in Health. Dameyon’s entrepreneurial work has many strands. In 2013, he founded Black Rainbow Living Well for Indigenous LGBTI Suicide Prevention and is a National Advisory Committee member for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Evaluation Project (Pro Bono). He is also an Indigenous Human Rights Awards finalist (2015) and is currently designing an APP to reduce the stigma in men who work FIFO.