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Munro, Jenny

Born
Cowra?, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Aboriginal Child Welfare Worker

Summary

Jenny Munro became involved with Aboriginal organisations in 1978, when she began working at the Aboriginal Children's Service as a trainee bookkeeper and then as Administrator in 1979. She was actively involved in endeavours to convince the New South Wales welfare department to change its policies and practices. She was a member of the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) in its early days, and one of its first chairpersons.

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. 27-8..

Leonarda Kovacic and Barbara Lemon

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