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11/07/2019
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Showcasing one of our former Youth Parliament inspired young people

Chernee Sutton, 22, is a proud Kalkadoon woman & artist from Mount Isa, Queensland who is passionate about her culture and history, and wants to share that with the rest of the world through her art. Her unique style combines two worlds of traditional aboriginal heritage with a modern contemporary twist which has caught the eyes of collectors around the world including Royalty. Chern’ee created the Aboriginal markings and story to Borobi the 2018 Commonwealth Games Mascot and was an artist in residence in the Athletes Village during the Games creating a 10metre art piece with the Athletes and Dignitaries such as His Royal Highness Charles Prince of Wales.

3/07/2019
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Peter Malone nominated for the role of President of APAY

Y Australia has nominated Peter Malone for the role of President of Asia and Pacific Alliance of YMCAs (APAY), with the upcoming election being held in Japan at the General Assembly this September.

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