Koorie Youth Council Profile

Koorie Youth Council

Meet Our Executive — Georgia Mae Capocchi-Hunter 23.09.21

Georgia Mae Capocchi-Hunter is a proud Wurundjeri woman living in Naarm, Melbourne. Hear how Georgia came to be involved as a KYC Executive member and what matters to her. How did you get involved with KYC?   I joined the KYC towards the end of 2016. I was on my lunch break at school when I found out they were...


Meet our Executive – Nakia Cadd 10.08.21

Nakia Cadd is a proud Gunditjmara, Yorta Yorta, Dja Dja Wurrung and Bunitj woman living in northern metro Melbourne. Learn all about how Nakia became a KYC Executive member and how she wants to contribute to improving life for young mob.   How and why did you get involved with the KYC Executive? I got involved with KYC in 2014....


Meet Our Executive – Dylan Murphy-Pettit 23.06.21

Dylan Murphy-Pettit is a proud Wakka Wakka and Wemba Wemba man living on Latji Latji and Barkindji Country in the Mallee Region. Hear how Dylan came to be involved as a KYC Executive member and what matters most to him. How did you get involved with KYC? I applied to become an Executive member on the website after Mum told...


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‘Kul kul chimachi’ — The story of carrying on by... 10.06.21

Earlier this week on a day like any other, I went to visit my nan and pop and share some danish pastries and croissants (for necessary caregiving responsibilities #COVIDSafe). My nan and pop truly are my best friends, and we often share stories (over assorted pastries more often than not) with each other. My nan is [Aunty] Zeta Thomson, Yorta...


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Remembering my Bargy this National Sorry Day by Lillian Arnold-Rendell 26.05.21

Today, 26 May 2021, marks the 24th anniversary of the handing down of the Bringing Them Home Report. This day is known as National Sorry Day. On this day, I remember them. I mourn the loss of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander babies and children who were stolen. Stolen from their families, communities, Country and culture. Today, I acknowledge...