Don’t Keep History A Mystery: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQ perspectives
You’re invited to a free event at Muse as part of National Reconciliation Week. The event will feature a panel of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQ leaders from Canberra discussing their perspectives and experiences, teaming with the Reconciliation Week theme of ‘Don’t Keep History A Mystery’.
The event is proudly delivered by the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQI Network and supported by the LGBTIQ Ministerial Advisory Council and ACT Office for LGBTIQ Affairs. A light supper will be provided.
Further enquiries: please contact the ACT Office for LGBTIQ Affairs
Stacey Anderson is a Bundjalung woman from South East QLD & Northern Regions of NSW. Stacey works at ACT Health, as a Policy Officer, in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Practice Centre, providing support and guidance in all policy development and health care service provision, with efforts to realise health care outcomes in the ACT and surrounding regions.
Katrina Fanning is a Wiradjuri woman from Junee, NSW and has lived in the ACT for the majority of the past 26 years. Katrina is the Director of Coolamon Advisors, an Indigenous consulting firm based in Canberra. She is an elected member of the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body, a board member of Marymead and the Womens Legal Centre, and a member of the Marist Indigenous parents group.
Ross Fowler is a Bidigal/ Dharawal man from Sydney NSW, with connections to Dhungutti and Gamilaroy peoples. He is currently Senior Adviser Social Inclusion at the ACT Government Justice and Community Safety Directorate and was previously a member of the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body.
Damien Miller is a descendant of the Gangalu people of central Queensland. He is an Australian career diplomat and the first Indigenous Australian to head an Australian diplomatic mission.