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Bonnie Dukakis - Gunditjmara - Deputy Executive Officer

Introducing our new Deputy Executive Officer, Bonnie Dukakis 04.10.21

Koorie Youth Council

Gunditjmara woman Bonnie Dukakis joins the KYC team as Deputy Executive Officer. Here’s Bonnie’s story. I’m a proud Gunditjmara woman that grew up on Gunai Kurnai Country in Gippsland. I live on Wurundjeri Country and have done for the past four years. I have been involved with KYC since my first Koorie Youth Summit in 2015. Since then, I have...

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Meet Our Executive — Georgia Mae Capocchi-Hunter 23.09.21

Koorie Youth Council

Georgia Mae Capocchi-Hunter is a proud Wurundjeri woman living in Naarm, Melbourne. Hear how Georgia came to be involved as a KYC Executive member and what matters to her. How did you get involved with KYC?   I joined the KYC towards the end of 2016. I was on my lunch break at school when I found out they were...

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Meet our Executive – Nakia Cadd 10.08.21

Koorie Youth Council

Nakia Cadd is a proud Gunditjmara, Yorta Yorta, Dja Dja Wurrung and Bunitj woman living in northern metro Melbourne. Learn all about how Nakia became a KYC Executive member and how she wants to contribute to improving life for young mob.   How and why did you get involved with the KYC Executive? I got involved with KYC in 2014....

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Meet Our Executive – Dylan Murphy-Pettit 23.06.21

Koorie Youth Council

Dylan Murphy-Pettit is a proud Wakka Wakka and Wemba Wemba man living on Latji Latji and Barkindji Country in the Mallee Region. Hear how Dylan came to be involved as a KYC Executive member and what matters most to him. How did you get involved with KYC? I applied to become an Executive member on the website after Mum told...

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‘Kul kul chimachi’ — The story of carrying on by... 10.06.21

Koorie Youth Council

Earlier this week on a day like any other, I went to visit my nan and pop and share some danish pastries and croissants (for necessary caregiving responsibilities #COVIDSafe). My nan and pop truly are my best friends, and we often share stories (over assorted pastries more often than not) with each other. My nan is [Aunty] Zeta Thomson, Yorta...

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