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2016: Election of Linda Burney as first Aboriginal woman member of the Australian Parliament
2 July All day
The Hon Linda Burney MP has contributed significantly to the development of Indigenous communities locally, regionally and nationally as an educator, championing reconciliation in Australia, as Member of the NSW Parliament, and as the Federal Member for Barton.
In 2014 she received a NAIDOC Week lifetime achievement award. You can read the citation here.