||Dallas was born in Gunnedah June 29, 1982. Dallas is a descendent of the Gamilaroi people has lived in Newcastle for the majority of his life.
Dallas firmly believes that his strong family and Community values, identity, honesty and vision is a direct influence of the positive role models in his family, noting especially, his Parents, Brothers, Sisters, Grandparents, Uncles and Aunties.
Since completing Year 12 at Cardiff High School, Dallas has sought Employment with an established Aboriginal Organisation based in Newcastle. During his employment Dallas has successfully completed Certificate III in Business Administration, Certificate III Financial Services and is currently completing Diploma in Financial Services.
Dallas is a member of the Awabakal Co-operative and Awabakal Local Aboriginal Land Council. Dallas believes that for Aboriginal people to continually survive, we must set goals, we must strive for better services and we must be united.
DJ has been a Member of Yarnteen since 25 May 2005.