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Coller, Doreen

Born
Australia
Occupation
Aboriginal Child Welfare Worker

Summary

Doreen Coller's involvement in Aboriginal child welfare issues stemmed from caring for children in her own extended family network. Her employment in a Homemaker position with the Child Welfare Department led to her interest in the Western Australian Aboriginal Child Care Agency. She attended meetings of the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) in its early days and was a member of the initial Steering Committee.

Leonarda Kovacic and Barbara Lemon

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