Aboriginal elder appointed Ambassador for Children – SBS

by aanationtalk on January 30, 20141300 Views

A Gamilaraay elder has been appointed the Australian Centre for Child Protection’s first Ambassador for Children.

29 JAN 2014

Aunty Sue Blacklock from Winangay Resources has dedicated her life to helping Aboriginal children in care and says she feels privileged to receive such recognition.

“I feel honoured; I asked myself the question, why me,” said Ms Blacklock.

The director of the Australian Centre for Child Protection, Fiona Arney, says Ms Blacklock will play an integral role in creating a united voice to combat the over-representation of Koori children in out-of-home care.

Read more: http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/01/29/aboriginal-elder-appointed-ambassador-children

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