Richard Davis

Richard Davis is a Dharawal man who was born in Wollongong and grew up in Coomaditchie in Kemblawarra. He is chairman of the Illawarra Aboriginal Corporation where he has worked for 31 years following the footsteps of his parents who where instrumental in founding the organisation. He has dedicated his life to assisting Aboriginal people.

Listen to Richard’s Interview

Richard’s audio interview can be downloaded here.

Keywords

Coomaditchie; Dharawal people; Aboriginal; Illawarra Aboriginal Corporation; Union; Aunty Mary Davis; Uncle Teddy Davis; Aunty Linda Crus; Aunty Glady Douglas; Aunty Dolly Henry; Aunty Olga Stewart; Uncle Bob Davis; Fred Moore; Aboriginal Advancement League; Stolen generation; Nambucca Heads; Cabbage Tree Island; Housing Commission; Koonawarra; housing officer; BHP; Steelworks; Port Kembla; Living Library; Wollongong City Council; Elders.

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Richard’s photo album