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Ms Yvonne Weldon AM

Ms Yvonne Weldon AM

Board Member

I am Wiradjuri living on the Country of the Gadigal of the Eora Nation. Ms Yvonne Weldon AM

Yvonne is a proud Wirad­juri woman. She was born and raised in the inner city of Syd­ney but main­tains strong ties to her home­lands of Cowra and the Rive­ri­na areas of New South Wales.

From a young age Yvonne devel­oped a strong pas­sion and com­mit­ment to bring­ing about pos­i­tive change for Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple and com­mu­ni­ties. A life-long activist, Yvonne has 30 plus years’ expe­ri­ence work­ing in key gov­ern­ment and Abo­rig­i­nal organ­i­sa­tions dri­ving pos­i­tive reform in land rights, jus­tice, health, edu­ca­tion, and child pro­tec­tion. Yvonne holds an Grad­u­ate Diplo­ma in Indige­nous Health Promotion.

She was award­ed the 2022 NSW Abo­rig­i­nal Woman of the Year and in 2019 NSW Vol­un­teer of the Year Adult Vol­un­teer for the South Syd­ney Region. Yvonne was award­ed a Mem­ber (AM) in the Gen­er­al Divi­sion of the Order of Aus­tralia, for sig­nif­i­cant ser­vice to the Indige­nous com­mu­ni­ty of New South Wales in the 2022 Queens Birth­day Hon­ours List. Yvonne is a pub­lished author and a proud moth­er and grandmother.

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