Reg Dodd is an Arabunna elder who was born on Finniss Springs Mission, at the Southern end of Lake Eyre. Reg was schooled on Finniss Springs until the age of 13, when he went to work as a Stockman on Anna Creek Station.
Reg started working with the Commonwealth railways in 1960, and stayed until the Railways closed down in 1986.
Reg later worked with the Department of Community Welfare, and the Department of Environment and Planning and Aboriginal Heritage.
Since 1996 Reg has been running tours, firstly as a join venture with the Marree Arabunna Peoples Committee and Community Aid Abroad. Reg’s tour is now operated as an independent Aboriginal enterprise.
Reg has been involved with aboriginal affairs throughout the area and is an active member of the Marree community. Reg is currently serving as the Chairperson of the Marree Progress Committee Inc.