Topics: People: North Coastal

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2001 - view

Aboriginal Barrister and Manly resident Lincoln Crowley arrives in Manly.

2002 - view

Jessica Birk, a young Indigenous artist, painter and printmaker, exhibits at Art Express in the Art Gallery of NSW. She becomes an established artist in Northern Sydney.

2003 - view

Tributes pour in after death of Sue Osborne, Aboriginal Support Group member.

2005 - view

Herb Smith, a Wiradjuri man, is appointed Aboriginal Community Facilitator of the Aboriginal Child, Youth and Family Strategy across 11 local councils in the Northern Sydney region.

2006 - view

Nancy Hill Wood is an Indigenous elder and a member of the Stolen Generations, Nancy is Chair of the Sorry Day Committee and lives on the Northern Beaches.

2006 - view

Newport Beach artist, Indigenous man Paul Mc Carthy paints a work to be used for flyers and programs of Guringai Festival.

2008 - 2009 - view

Notable work is done by hard working Indigenous members: Julie Hendicott, Lois Birk, Caroline Glass Paterson, Eliza Pross, Cliff Lyons, Courtney Lyons, Ian Raymond, Paul Shaw and Lana Shaw, Natalie Taylor, Albert Torrens, Sarah Torrens, Emma Lowrie, Eddie Goodall, Caitlin Lawton and others.

2008 - 2009 - view

Manly Sea Eagles Rugby League Club has many famous Indigenous players such as Cliff Lyons, Mal Cochran, Albert Torrens and Uncle Bob Waterer.

2008 - view

Eliza Pross is a young Indigenous woman who works as a Policy and Development Manager for Northern Beaches Community Care, she initiates a program for the Care of Elderly Indigenous people in the area.

2009 - view

Susan Moylan-Coombs and Caroline Glass-Pattison, Co-Chairs, Guringai Festival Committee. Susan says: “We hope locals and the wider community enjoy this year’s Guringai Festival and all the events it has to offer across the Northern Sydney region, the traditional homelands of the Guringai people,”

2009 - view

Caroline Glass-Pattison is an Indigenous woman who works as a Community Development Officer at the Benevolent Society. She says “I believe in social justice and linking Aboriginal people to each other.” She works on the Social plan with Susan Moylan Coombs.

2009 - view

Lois Birk gives an acknowledgement of country at the Northern Beaches Annual General Meeting of the Aboriginal education Consultative Group. She says “We acknowledge that we are on Guringai country at Stoney Range Reserve, Dee Why. We will listen to each other. We walk softly and gently and pay homage to Indigenous people of all nations. We respect the spirits of this place”.

2009 - view

Death of Uncle George Watts, respected elder.