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Ordinary Women Extraordinary Lives
0 Margaret Kemarre Turner

Arrernte elder Margaret Kemarre Turner –  painter, writer, translator and educator, mother and grand-mother and holder of many traditional stories and knowledge. MK has spent many years working closely with family members and with the staff of the Alice Springs Desert Park  playing a fundamental role in its development, its employment, and its educational programs. MK’s book Iwenhe Tyerrtye

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0 Jocelyn Davies

Dr Jocelyn Davies, geographer, research scientist, community and environmental activist. Jocelyn has played a key role in the development of contemporary land management practices in Australia working with Aboriginal people, governments and research organisations. This has included the design and development of  Indigenous Land Use Agreements, and the first models for joint management of national and conservation parks

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0 Enid Harland

At an age when Enid Harland could have retired and chosen an easier life, she chose to embark on a whole new career. She has been a tireless worker for over twenty years with the Alice Springs Prison Fellowship, helping prisoners connected to their families. From the series Ordinary Women Extraordinary Lives, produced by 8CCC Community Radio

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0 Telka Williams

Telka Williams – unconventional, persevering, inspiring and dedicated to improving the lives of many in the Alice Springs Community. From the series Ordinary Women Extraordinary Lives, produced by 8CCC Community Radio and the National Pioneer Women’s Hall of Fame with support from the NT Government and the Community Broadcasting Foundation. This episode involved the following

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0 Quentin Bryce

Dame Quentin Bryce, academic, lawyer, mother, community and human rights advocate, university college principal, Governor of Queensland and the first woman appointed to the role of Governor General of Australia. . We acknowledge the support of the Northern Territory Government, Community Broadcasting Foundation and Women in Adult and Vocational Education.

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0 Rosalie Kunoth-Monks

Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, inspirational Anmatyerre woman, leader of the First Nations Movement which wants sovereignty and self-determination for first nations people in Australia.  She is 2015 NAIDOC Person of the Year, 2015 Northern Territorian of the Year, 2014 Indigenous Human Rights Award winner, activist, nun and mother. Rosalie is a strong advocate for Aboriginal people people having access to their

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0 Kaye Kessing

Kaye Kessing – artist, environmentalist, performer, writer and teacher. From the series Ordinary Women Extraordinary Lives, produced by 8CCC Community Radio and the National Pioneer Women’s Hall of Fame with support from the NT Government and the Community Broadcasting Foundation. This episode involved the following people: Research, scripting, recording and editing: Patty Martin, Jodie Clarkson,

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0 Clare Martin

Clare Martin – journalist, politician and the first female Chief Minister of the Northern Territory.     From the series Ordinary Women Extraordinary Lives, produced by 8CCC Community Radio and the National Pioneer Women’s Hall of Fame with support from the NT Government and the Community Broadcasting Foundation. This episode involved the following people: Research, scripting,

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0 Marguerite Baptiste-Rooke

Originally from the Seychelles, Marguerite Baptiste-Rooke arrived in Alice Springs, Northern Territory, with her husband and three children in 1989. She immediately started volunteering at the Migrant Resource Centre (MRC) of Central Australia, becoming the president for seven years, actively involved with assisting new migrants to the area with the settlement process. She is a leader from the multicultural

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0 Irene Nangala

Irene Wilpinta Nangala is a Pintupi-Luritja woman. She is a senior law woman and passionate about keeping her law and her culture strong.  Irene believes in leading by example, inclusively and with compassion.  She is a collaborative decision maker, with the ability to work cross-culturally across different levels of government and communities.  Irene is an

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