As Victoria University's Deputy Vice-Chancellor People & Organisation, Professor Peter Radoll is focused on bringing together the VU community, elevating and transforming the experience of staff and students, to be a thriving place to study and work.

He leads the underpinning strategy for People & Organisation, as well as the transformation and continuous improvement of relevant services, systems and processes to provide reliable, seamless and positive experiences.

Peter is an Anaiwan man of Northern NSW and Professor of Information Technology. Prior to Victoria University, he was Pro Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous at the University of Canberra and Director, Ngunnawal Centre.

With more than ten years’ experience in senior management and more than 15 years in the higher education and Indigenous education sectors, Peter has an impressive track record of superior results in several dynamic and challenging environments and in cross-university fields.  This includes teaching, research, staff and student recruitment, marketing, senior management, and staff development.

He is known as a team-oriented leader with the proven ability to produce results and strengthen organisational growth. Peter has also been acknowledged for employing clear ideals, standards and integrity to leadership and decision-making with outstanding problem-solving abilities.

Peter is also on the board of The Smith Family and a member of The Smith Family’s People and Culture committee.


  • Students
  • People & Culture

Contact details

Ann Proctor, Executive Officer
+61 (3) 9919 4521

Research activity

Peter has conducted research over many years on a range of matters of importance to the Aboriginal community, with a particular emphasis on Information and Communication Technology and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics issues and the digital divide, with findings reported in a number of book chapters, reports and academic publications.

Recent publications

The most recent publications are listed below, and a more comprehensive list is available on Peter's Google Scholar page.

Romano, R., John, B., Mackrell, D., Copeman, P., Kemp, T., Martiniello , M., & Radoll, P. (2021). Design for Indigenisation of the IT Curriculum. In R. Wright, & A. Barua (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2021 AIS SIGED International Conference on Information Systems Education and Research (pp. 1-14). Association for Information Systems.

Hunter, B. H., & Radoll, P. J. (2020). Dynamics of digital diffusion and disadoption: A longitudinal analysis of indigenous and other Australians. Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 24, 1-21. [1805].

Indigenous Perspectives on Connected and Networked Learning: Towards holistic connectedness pedagogies
Radoll, P., Copeman, P., Heyes, S., Walsh, M., Byrnand, S. & Egloff, B., 2019, Higher Education and the Future of Graduate Employability: A Connectedness Learning Approach. Bridgstock, R. & Tippett, N. (eds.). Glos, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 120-138