Lindsay is a descendant of the Wiradjuri people of central NSW. He was granted the Heart Foundation Indigenous postgraduate scholarship to undertake a Masters by Research (Infectious Diseases) at QUT and Berghofer Medical Research Institute. Lindsay completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Biotechnology) at QUT in 2013, where he made the Dean’s List of Students with Excellent Academic Performance in 2012 and 2013. He also received the Tissue Therapies Encouragement Award for the highest aggregate grade point average in his second year in Medical Biotechnology.
Lindsay was also a participant on the Aurora Indigenous Scholars International Study Tour in 2014.
Lindsay graduated with an MPhil in Epidemiology from Clare College at Cambridge University in 2016. He currently works at the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare reporting on national hospital morbidity and mortality data.