Key highlights from the RAP
Parliamentary Service Indigenous Employee Network (PSIEN)
Members of the PSIEN bring rich and diverse views to the workings of Parliament House and enthusiastically assist Departmental leaders to improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Above: Parliamentary Services Indigenous Employees. Back row – Lachlan Murray (Arabana & Dieri), Michael Robinson (Dunghutti), Chris Cross (Wiradjuri), Joel Bulger (Ngunnawal & Wiradjuri), Clancy Bollard (Kalkadoon). Front row – Nicole Bowman (Wiradjuri), Summer Sorensen (Darumbal), Kiran McPherson (Jirrbal, Mbarbrum & Kurtijar), Cara Kirkwood (Mandandanji, Bidjara & Mithaka), Uncle Vince Bulger (Wiradjuri). Absent: Steve Wallace (Ngunnawal), Sophie Bloomfield (Wiradjuri), Kev Geary (Noongar),
Jingara Hart (Bundjalung), Benjamin Vea Vea (Yuibera), Tim Donovan (Gumbaynggirr & Dunghutti) and Kim Ridley (Brungle)
United Ngunnawal Elders Council (UNEC)
Building genuine relationships with Traditional Custodians of the land upon which we live and work will enhance our understanding and respect of Ngunnawal and Ngambri cultures. These connections will increase our appreciation for the geographic and cultural diversity of Australia’s First Peoples.
Above: United Ngunnawal Elders Council members in the mural hall. Parliament House, Canberra.