Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll Visits Morwell

The Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll roadshow was launched at the Morwell Gathering Place today by the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Natalie Hutchins.

The Honour Roll formally recognises Aboriginal Victorians who have made a significant contribution to their community and state.

Minister Hutchins also called for nominees for the 2017 Honour Roll.

To date 89 outstanding people have been recognised through the Honour Roll for their achievements and contribution in a wide range of fields. These include health, education, justice, sport, the arts, community leadership and military service.

The Honour Roll, which has a permanent home in the Victorian Parliament, will be on display at the Morwell Gathering Place until 11 May 2017.

Nominations for the honour roll are now open, the closing date is Friday 7 July 2017 at 5pm.

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Quotes attributable to Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins

“The Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll is an important part of  acknowledging those working toward a better future for Victoria’s Aboriginal community.”

“We want all Victorians to understand and appreciate the contribution they have made.”