Ry­der wins na­tional award

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - STREET WATCH -

KINSHIP Con­nec­tions vice chair­woman Di Ry­der has been recog­nised at the 2017 Na­tional Naidoc Awards in Cairns with the pres­ti­gious Life­time Achievement Award.

The Kewdale as­so­ci­a­tion’s board mem­ber is a Noon­gar woman who spent 21 years in the army and later worked as a com­mu­nity out­reach worker.

Ms Ry­der is the pres­i­dent of the Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Is­lan­der Vet­er­ans As­so­ci­a­tion of WA and is on a va­ri­ety of com­mit­tees and ad­vi­sory groups.

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