Jackie Huggins

Jackie Huggins is a Bidijara/Birri Gubba Juru Elder. Appointed Member of the Order of Australia 2001 and recipient of the Centenary Medal for promoting reconciliation in 2001, she has a long track record of service in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs. She is the author of Auntie Rita, which won the 1996 Stanner Award, Aboriginal Workers and Sister Girl. Jackie has served on committees, advisory boards (government, non-government, academic, philanthropic and community), and inquiries and commissions across the social justice spectrum.