recognised with Peacewomen award
Kirstie Parker is one of four women being recognised for promoting peace and freedom in Australia.
is one of four women being recognised for promoting peace and freedom in Australia.
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 5:00 pm
YUWALLARAI and Wiradjuri woman Kirstie Parker
will be the inaugural recipient of an Australian Peacewomen award.
Ms Parker, who is co-chair of the National Congress of Australia's First Peoples and the Close the Gap campaign and a former editor of the Koori Mail, is being recognised for her dedication to achieving health and life expectation equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The awards are being presented by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom as part of its centenary celebration.