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Seminary of the 3rd Age - Cheryl Axleby - Black lives matter

Effective Living Centre

26 King William Road, Wayville, SA 5034

19 March 2023 2:00pm - 3:30pm

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The theme for the March Seminary of the 3rd Age series is "People on the Edge". Please note that these sessions will be held on Sunday afternoons.

Cheryl Axleby is a proud Narungga Woman who is passionate about improving the quality of life for her people. Cheryl has spent the last 40 years working within the Aboriginal community, Federal Government and South Australian Government to improve the lives of First Nations peoples. She has experience working within the Aboriginal community sector, law and justice, women's issues, family violence, youth justice, child and family services and is currently Head of Aboriginal Housing with the SA Housing Authority. Cheryl is committed to influencing positive change and outcomes for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples.

In her presentation, Cheryl will draw on her extensive experiences in her previous role as CEO of the Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement, as National Co-chair of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services, and National Co-chair of Change the Record, campaigning to end the incarceration and family violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Cheryl is committed to promoting the self determination of her people and strongly opposing any forced Interventions - including income management, or any initiative that contravenes basic Human Rights principles. She has a dream where Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Australians are treated with respect & dignity, enjoy a life without racism, enjoy a longer life expectancy, have real jobs, live a life without poverty, have stable and affordable housing, access to quality education and are empowered to make all their own decisions.

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