Jock is a registered landscape architect with expertise in community engagement and Indigenous-led research. He is actively engaged with industry and community nationally and internationally through an academic practice in the landscape architecture programs at RMIT University. Nationally, his work has received industry award recognition and is regularly invited to contribute to professional discourse through leading journals including Landscape Architecture AustraliaForeground and The Conversation as well as providing critical commentary to a broader public audience through local and national media. His research and teaching are focussed around the convergence of concepts of place, Country and landscape through the western edge of the Murray-Darling Basin and the development of Indigenous-led frameworks through which to approach these concepts.