NAIDOC Person of the Year

by | Dec 4, 2021 | Community News

Aurukun Mayor Keri Tamwoy of the Putch people has been awarded the 2021 NAIDOC Person of the Year Award. Mayor Tamwoy heads the community’s mediation agency Thaa’ Pant Services and chairs the community land management organisation Aak Puul Ngantam. Her strong leadership and dedication to her community was recognised when she was appointed as a local Family Responsibilities Commissioner in 2019 and in 2020.