Conrad is a Balngarrwarra Bama from Normanby River, north-west of Cooktown. Conrad is an artist and paints traditional stories from his country. He has been painting for many years and would like to learn business management skills so he can rely on his art and culture to support him and his family. Conrad is passionate about training for young people as he believes with the right skills many of them can pursue promising careers in a field of their choice. He has been a committee member for Gungarde in Cooktown.