Aunty Bev Armer

Aunty Bev Armer of the Yuin Nation has had an impressive influence in the Aboriginal community in the Illawarra area. Her commitment has been acknowledged through her awards, winning Elder of the year twice, first in 2013 and again in 2017. Aunty Bev shares her stories and experiences of her life as a child as well as her extensive work in the Aboriginal community.

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Yuin Nation; Aboriginal Community; Aboriginal woman; La Perouse; Bega; Wreck Bay Mission; Stolen generation; domestic violence; Wollongong women’s Centre; Aboriginal rights; Housing Commission; Reconciliation; NAIDOC week; sorry day; Wollongong City Council – Aboriginal Reference Group; Shellharbour Council – Aboriginal Advisory Group; Warilla Primary School; Yarning circle; Mount Warrigal Primary School; school visits; Aboriginal advocate worker; women’s mental health support; COVID-19.

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