NAIDOC Week message from LAC Brodie Arabena

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NAIDOC Week message from LAC Brodie Arabena (0.37 mins)

Air Force personnel who are Indigenous Australians deployed on Operation Accordion to Australia’s main command and logistics base will celebrate NAIDOC Week 2018 in the Middle East. NAIDOC Week will be held from 8-15 July. This year’s them is, Because of her we can. As pillars of society, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have played - and continue to play - active and significant roles at the community, local, state and national levels. As leaders, trailblazers, politicians, activists and social change advocates, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women fought and continue to fight, for justice, equal rights, rights to country, for law and justice, access to education, employment and to maintain and celebrate culture, language, music and art. They continue to influence as doctors, lawyers, teachers, electricians, chefs, nurses, architects, rangers, emergency and defence personnel, writers, volunteers, chief executive officers, actors, singer songwriters, journalists, entrepreneurs, media personalities, board members, accountants, academics, sporting icons and Olympians - the list goes on.

Publish Date 09 Jul 2018
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