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TURNER, Patricia Ann

Also known as: Pat

Born: 23/09/1952

Aboriginal or Torrest Stait Islander: Yes

Special Achievements:

First Aboriginal woman to head a government department in Canberra.

Additional Information:

Top Commonwealth Indigenous public servant.
Chief Executive Officer of National News Service (National Indigenous TV).


Resources

  • References

    Calacouras, Nick.  Our Pat to head national TV service.  Centralian Advocate.  March 2, 2007:3.


  • Image - Pat Turner

    Pat Turner has been appointed for a further three years until July 2020 by the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) Board.

    Photo used with permission of NACCHO.