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Terry Donovan

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Knowledge Translation Facilitator
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Terry identifies as a Gumbayngirr / Biripai man. His father was a Gumbayngirr man and his mother a Biripai woman. Terry has had a diverse career, from military service, working in local government and non-for –profit community services to providing education to health professionals on Aboriginal Cultural awareness. Additionally, Terry worked with the National Parks & Wildlife Service of NSW as one of 3 Aboriginal Sites Officers. As an Aboriginal sites officer, he travelled to all Aboriginal communities in NSW and collected information about Aboriginal Sacred sites, Aboriginal occupational sites and Aboriginal history & Culture. This process was to instigate registration and preservation as a sacred site. He has also worked;

– As a lecturer in TAFE;

– As an Aboriginal Case Worker – Youth Support Worker;

– As an Aboriginal Housing Corporation Coordinator;

– As a team Leader and labourer on Nambucca Shire Council; and

– As an outreach worker, with the North Coast Primary Health Network.

Terry is a much valued member of the Koori Growing Old Well Study team on the Mid North Coast and is employed as a Knowledge Translation Officer.

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