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Congratulations Graham Taylor NAIDOC Male Elder of the Year

Posted: July 13th, 2015

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General View, July 10, 2015 - EVENT : NAIDOC Awards Dinner, Adelaide Convention And Exhibition Center, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Credit: Lucas Wroe / Event Photos Australia

Graham Taylor NAIDOC Male Elder of the Year 2015 Credit: Lucas Wroe

 

Congratulations to Graham Taylor on winning the 2015 Male Elder of the Year at this year’s NAIDOC Awards.

An Amangu Yamatji elder, Graham was born in Three Springs and has made a strong contribution to the Australian Defence Force. He now mentors Indigenous youth as an inspirational leader and role model for young people.

Graham has previously been awarded NAIDOC Elder of the Year in 2008. In 2012 he was also recognised, being elected into Western Australia’s Midwest Region Hall of Fame for his contribution to the region.

Well done Graham.

To read more about Graham visit our latest edition of YMAC News here.

New YMAC publication offers cultural advice

Posted: August 14th, 2012

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YMAC has today launched a Cultural Advice booklet for people working with Aboriginal people in the Midwest or Pilbara regions of WA. The booklet was produced with the advice and guidance of Traditional Owners, to give a short summary of cultural protocols people should be aware of. “Each of the native title claim groups we represents has their own unique culture, but this guide has been designed to give broad advice for meetings and on-country visits. Non-Indigenous people from the private sector or government often come to do business with Traditional Owners and ask for advice on protocols. This guide serves as a good starting point,” said YMAC CEO Simon Hawkins. Download a pdf version from YMAC’s website here, or email srosenfeld@ymac.org.au if you would like to receive a hard copy.