Jacqueline Gail HUGGINS
Also known as: Jackie
Born: 19 August 1956
Aboriginal or Torrest Stait Islander: YesSpecial Achievements:
2000 - Received the Queensland Premier's Millennium Award for Excellence in Indigenous Affairs.
2001 - Appointed a Member of the Order of Australia, service to the indigenous community, particularly in the areas of reconciliation, social justice, literacy, and women's issues.
2001 - Received the Centenary Medal for distinguished service to the community through the promotion of reconciliation.
2006 - Received a Doctor of the University of Queensland honoris causa.
2007 - Named University of Queensland Alumnus of the Year.
2007 - Elected a Fellow the Australian Academy of Humanities.
2019 - Awarded the Bettison and James Award for her book and research about the history of Aboriginal soldiers in World Wars 1 and 2.
Co-Chair of Reconciliation Australia.
Deputy Director of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit,
University of Queensland.
Chair, National Steering Committee of Dare to Lead program.
Director on Telstra Foundation. Member, Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation.
Image - Jackie Huggins
PHOTO CROPPED FROM: Description: National Congress of Australia's First Peoples Co-Chairs Jackie Huggins (2nd from Right) and Rod Little (Left) pictured here attending the 10th Anniversary National Apology Parliamentary Breakfast along with CEO Gary Oliver (Right). Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Therese Rain are seen pictured here after the event concluded at Parliament House Canberra. Date: Tuesday 13th February 2018. Date: 31 August 2018 Source: Own work Author: CraigLHodges
Wikimedia Commons: File:Gary Oliver at the 10th Anniversary National Apology Parliamentary Breakfast..jpg
future SUMMIT. “Jackie Huggins AM”. accessed 11 March 2006. (www.futuresummit.org/)
Building Effective Indigenous Governance. “About the Presenters: Session 9”. accessed 11 March 2006. (www.nt.gov.au/cdsca/indigenous_conference/)