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Pryor, Jenny (1958? - )

Born
1958?
Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Aboriginal Administrator and Child Welfare Worker

Summary

Jenny Pryor is a Bindal clan member of the Birri Gubba nation and Kaanju people. She has been a Commissioner with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission for North Queensland, holding the portfolio of infrastructure, housing, land and natural resources. For eight years she held the position of Administrator of the Northern Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Child Care Agency in Townsville, and has been associated with the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) since its inception in the early 1980s.

Pryor retains strong ties with the Palm Island community where her mother was born.

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. 121-22..

Leonarda Kovacic and Barbara Lemon

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