The National Indigenous Human Rights Awards will be launched at NSW Parliament in late June, with nominations now open. The Awards will be Welcomed in by NSW parliamentarian, Linda Burney and launched alongside Yalmay Yunupingu and Gail Mabo and will include awards named after Dr Yunupingu and Eddie Mabo. Judging panel, all First Peoples.
The Awards will be the first exclusively dedicated First Peoples national human rights and social justice awards. They are the idea of NSW parliamentarian Shaoquett Moselmane. Help spread the word please.
Nominations now open, awards night is June 24.
Go here for the Awards guidelines and to nominate
We’ve published something about the awards on The Stringer: http://thestringer.com.au/finally-national-indigenous-human-rights-awards/#.U4F5uPmSyaU
Much respect, Gerry
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The Wheelchairs for Kids Foundation
Journalist | National Indigenous Times
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The STRINGER – co-editor – http://thestringer.com.au/
Managing consultant – Education, Training, Advocacy
Human Rights Practice
“Peace, the triumph of discourse over violence.”
BA (Phil), BA (Med), BA (AIS),
G/Dip (Human Rights Ed), MHumRgts, MA (Social Justice)
Researcher in Australian Deaths in Custody & Custodial Systems
Independent freelance award-winning journalist and author
‘Go tell the Spartans, Passerby, That here, obedient to their laws, we lie.’
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