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• Born and raised in Kowanyama • Gained a Bach­e­lor of Arts in Crim­i­nol­ogy and a Masters in Pub­lic Pol­icy • In 2004, be­cause the youngest per­son elected to the Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Is­lan­der Com­mis­sion, at the age of 21 • 2007 Young Aus­tralian of the Year for draw­ing at­ten­tion to do­mes­tic vi­o­lence in the indige­nous com­mu­nity • Lives on fam­ily farm in Ka­ban on the Ather­ton Table­lands with her part­ner and young son • Runs her own con­sul­tancy firm

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