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Reconciliation Action Plan Coordinator for the Anglican Church Southern Queensland

Sandra King OAM

About Sandra -

Sandra King OAM is a proud Quandamooka and Bundjalung woman, the Reconciliation Action Plan Coordinator for the Anglican Church Southern Queensland and business woman. She has a special interest in breaking down the barriers and changing perceptions, as well as informing and inspiring and empowering her community, especially Aboriginal youth.

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Articles by Sandra

Features Features

NAIDOC Week: history, origins and this year’s activities

“The founder of NAIDOC Week, William Cooper, was a devout Christian and he asked Australian churches to start praying for Aboriginal peoples on what was originally known as ‘Aborigines Sunday’. Christians as a whole have played a significant role in the history of First Nations peoples and our future depends on us learning, working and walking together,” says ACSQ RAP Coordinator Sandra King OAM, who also tells us what NAIDOC Week events and activities are being held between Sunday 8 and Sunday 15 November

"In my Reconciliation work, telling tangible stories that transcend culture is important and I will remember The Rev’d Glenn’s and my stories in my Reconciliation conversations with people" (Sandra King OAM, Quandamooka and Bundjalung elder and ACSQ Reconciliation Action Plan Coordinator)
Books & Guides

On Being Blackfella's Young Fella: Is Being Aboriginal Enough?

Clergy and lay people each reflect upon a chapter of Wiradjuri man and Anglican priest The Rev’d Glenn Loughrey’s recently published book, On Being Blackfella’s Young Fella: Is Being Aboriginal Enough? In doing so, they consider how the book’s insights will shape their approaches to Reconciliation

Features

Let's talk about racism: five people, five stories

Racism and cultural prejudice have been increasingly discussed in the media and among the broader community recently. In this year of ‘Being Together: Practising Peacemaking’, five men and women of faith share about their personal encounters with racism and cultural prejudice in a range of settings