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Traditional Custodians: educators

“I am often asked to yarn with young school students – facilitating yarning is an important role of a First Nations educator…Everything I know is from yarning, listening and learning from my family and Elders,” says Aunty Sandra King OAM

Quandamooka and Bundjalung woman and ACSQ RAP Coordinator Sandra King OAM acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land and pays respects to Elders past, present and emerging at the 2020 Diocesan Theme Launch Event at St John's Cathedral on 13 February 2020

Why are ‘Welcome to Country’ and ‘Acknowledgement of Country’ important?

ACSQ RAP Coordinator Sandra King OAM explains why it is important to include a ‘Welcome to Country’ or an ‘Acknowledgement of Country’ at events and key gatherings


Former trailblazing model and new ACSQ RAP Coordinator receives prestigious Australia Day Honours award

Sandra King OAM has never worked for recognition, but her Australia Day Honours award is a testament to her hard work and love for the community. As an Aboriginal woman growing up in the 60s and 70s, Sandra’s journey was harder than most; however, her experiences and success have enabled her to become an integral part of our Diocese in its mission for unity with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities