Pat Turner AM CEO NACCHO and Lead Convenor of the Coalition of Peaks’ address at the National Press Club

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2020 ‘ANU Australia and the World Annual Lecture’: The Long Cry of Indigenous Peoples to be heard – a defining moment in Australia

NACCHO CEO Pat Turner is an Aboriginal woman, the daughter of an Arrente man and a Gurdanji woman, whose life has been dedicated to bringing to fruition the long cry of Indigenous Peoples of Australia to be heard. Pat discussed the call of Indigenous Peoples across the globe to be heard on matters that have a significant impact on them as Indigenous Peoples and what ‘being heard’ means in the Australian context. Examples of the structures that enable Indigenous Peoples to be heard around the world will be identified.