- Aboriginal Child Welfare Worker
Jackie Oakley was employed as the first Coordinator of the West Australian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (ACCA), and as a member of its Steering Committee. She was present at the initial meeting of the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) in the early 1980s and participated in drawing up its objectives.
In 1993 she participated in the creation of a video magazine, The Indigenous Australians, produced by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission. She is listed in its credits as Head of the Office of Indigenous Women.
Sources used to compile this entry: Briskman, Linda, The Black Grapevine: Aboriginal Activism and the Stolen Generations, The Federation, Annandale, NSW, 2003, 213 pp. pp. 55-6..