This meeting is on the campaign for Voice Treaty Truth.
Pat Anderson is an Alyawarre woman known nationally and internationally as an advocate for the rights and health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
She is Chair of the Lowitja Institute and has extensive experience in Aboriginal health, including community development, policy formation and research ethics.
Ms Anderson was appointed Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 2014 for distinguished service to the Indigenous community as a social justice advocate, particularly through promoting improved health, and educational and protection outcomes for children.
In recognition of her life-long work and contributions to the community, Ms Anderson has received several honours and awards. These include the NAIDOC Lifetime Achievement Award; the 2017 Public Health Association of Australia’s Sidney Sax Public Health Medal; the 2012 Human Rights Community Individual Award (Tony Fitzgerald Memorial Award); the Human Rights Medal in 2016 by the Australian Human Rights Commission; and she won the public policy category for the 2015 Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence Awards.
Nolan Hunter is the Former CEO of 13 years with the Kimberley Land Council (KLC) and is a current Executive Board Member. Nolan has ties to his people through Bardi and Yawuru native title across saltwater country in the Kimberley Northern Western Australia. Other roles were as Advisor for Bardi Jawi Native title group, and Djarindindjin Community Aboriginal Corporation. Directorship of several other Indigenous organisations in the Kimberley, including Goolari Aboriginal Media, Mamabulanjin Aboriginal Corporation, Current Director Kimberly Sustainable Development Trust (KSDT), Director Pollination Foundation, Oxfam’s Indigenous Advisory Board and Board Director Rock Art Australia. Many roles over thirty years include key senior leadership capabilities, span thirty years of Strategic Operational Management and Governance.
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