Dan Greene – ACT’s NAIDOC Person of the Year

Dan Greene (R) with last year’s winner, Dion Devow

Dan Greene (R) with last year’s winner, Dion Devow

Malpa is proud to have Dan Greene as the Leader of the Namadgi Doctors at Namadgi PS working closely with The Smith Family’s Karen Parter and Mel Bulger in the ACT.

Check out his interview in ABC Radio-Canberra starting at the 1.07 mins mark and talking Malpa at 1.18 mins.

http://www.abc.net.au/radio/canberra/programs/sundaybrunch/sunday-brunch/8672138

His citation includes the following:

Dan is a proud Alyawarre man (Utopia, NT) dedicated to helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kids develop a powerful sense of identity and helping them to learn about culture from Elders and other members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

In recent years, at Namadgi School, he has continued to strengthen his efforts for Indigenous students and families through the development of partnerships with the school and numerous organisations such as MALPA, The Wirrapanda Foundation, Gugan Gulwan Youth Aboriginal Corporation, The Smith Family, Australian Indigenous Doctor’s Association (AIDA), Greening Australia and The Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM).

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