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Growing up on a reserve near Nambucca Heads on the north coast of New South Wales, Aden Ridgeway was a wide eyed five year old when the historic 1967 referendum was passed giving Indigenous Australians the right to vote.
Thirty years later he would become the second Aboriginal person elected to Federal Parliament. In many respects Aden Ridgeway has led an extraordinary life.
His childhood was as...
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