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The tragic death of a trailblazer

felicity cookBy Dan Proudman of the Newcastle Herald

Despite years of abuse at the hands of her violent husband, Felicity Cook continued to find the inner strength to better herself and become a trailblazer for Indigenous women's health.

 

The mother of two became the State's first Aboriginal direct entry midwife when she graduated from her degree from the University of Technology, Western...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 16 February 2012 15:30

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Rhoda Roberts says her Opera House role “absolute honour”

Rhoda RobertsLismore-born Bundjalung woman Rhoda Roberts is the new head of Indigenous programming at the Sydney Opera House. Samantha Turnbull of ABC Radio reports.
The enthusiasm in Rhoda Roberts' voice reverberates through the phone line.

The Lismore-born Bundjalung woman has become the first head of Indigenous programming at the iconic Sydney Opera House and she couldn't be more excited.

"It's...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 16 February 2012 15:27

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