2 – 9 July 2023
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Aunty (Dr) Lynette Riley

Acting Co-Chair

Aunty (Dr) Lynette Riley is Acting Co-Chair of the National NAIDOC Committee.

Aunty (Dr) Lynette Riley is a Wiradjuri and Gamilaroi woman from Dubbo and Moree and a Senior Lecturer in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney. Aunty Lyn trained as a primary teacher through Armidale CAE from 1975-1977. She has been a classroom teacher in primary and high school; a consultant for schools; an Aboriginal Development Manager for VET; Manager of the Dubbo TAFE Campuses; State Manager for NSW DET, Aboriginal Education; and a senior lecturer at UNE and Sydney University. Aunty Lyn seeks to find solutions creating sustainable change for Aboriginal programs, entwining understandings, knowledge of cultural education and competence.

What does NAIDOC mean to you?

An opportunity to educate the wider community and celebrate our heritage and culture in public forums.