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Cheryle Edwards, Aboriginal Education Officer at Acacia Hill School, talking about Arrernte educator recognised for service with prestigious award. Cheryle Edwards has been the Aboriginal Education Officer at the Acacia Hill School for 15 years and works with children at all stages, including students living with a disability and others with complex needs. Ms Edwards has spent more than three decades in education and said she was flooded with reactions to her win. “It was just mind-blowing and a very emotional night, lots of tears, lots of smiles, lots of congratulations, and after 23 years I think it’s very well deserved too,” she said.

Adam Williams, CEO of SupplyAus talking about SupplyAus honoured with prestigious award. According to Adam, SupplyAus is “Australia’s leading Indigenous company with divisions across Medical, PPE and Office supplies.” “It was an absolute surprise and honour to be recognised for what we do at SupplyAus.” he said.

Sherilee McManus, Aboriginal Community Engagement Officer in NSW, talking about Hearing Australia’s First Nations Services UNIT. Hearing Australia has established a First Nations Services Unit to better meet the hearing health needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.

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