Clarence Slockee is a Cudgenburra/Bundjalung Aboriginal man with a long family history of bushmen, farmers and fishermen growing up in the lush Tweed Valley. Clarence intertwines his love of plants, education, culture, design and the arts into his role as Director of Jiwah, a 100% Aboriginal owned company that delivers a range of collaborative projects including urban native species green space.
He is a graduate from the National Aboriginal & Islander Skills Development Association (NAISDA) Dance College and has over 20 years of experience in environmental and cultural education, including roles with the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney and the Barangaroo Delivery Authority.
For the past 10 years Clarence has been a familiar face on television screens across the nation as a presenter on ABC’s Gardening Australia. With regular segments on the TV series, he continues to educate people about medicinal, cultural and edible native plant species unique to the Australian landscape.