Linda Jean BURNEY
Born: 25 April 1957
Aboriginal or Torrest Stait Islander: YesSpecial Achievements:
2003 - First Aboriginal Australian to be voted into the 147 year old New South Wales Parliament, as member for Canterbury. The "fourth Aboriginal woman elected anywhere in Australia".
“She was the first Aboriginal graduate from the Mitchell College of Advanced Education where she obtained a Diploma of Teaching.”
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