Wednesday 27th March
This Human Rights Forum will focus on Indigenous rights. Susan Moylan-Coombs, Stolen Generation survivor, former executive Producer of ABC’s Indigenous Programs Unit and Head of Production at NITV, and founder of the Gaimaragal Group, will be in conversation with Museum Education Officer, Breann Fallon.
Susan and Breann will talk about Susan’s experience as a survivor of the Stolen Generation and the continued misunderstandings about “Closing the Gap”.
About Susan Moylan-Coombs
Susan Moylan-Coombs is the founding director of The Gaimaragal Group. The company was established to create a new story of connection and wellbeing for all Australians. The Group’s aim is to facilitate the voice for our Elders in the contemporary social space, empower our youth to realise their full potential, and provide two-way cultural translation to bring individuals and communities together
Susan’s ancestry is Woolwonga and Gurindji from the Northern Territory. She has extensive experience working with First Australian communities nationally and internationally, with specific expertise in community consultation, empowerment and the facilitation of voice and storytelling. Susan previously held the positions of Executive Producer ABC’s Indigenous Programs Unit and Head of Production, NITV a division of SBS.
Today, Susan uses her expertise to work with mainstream organisations and communities in the provision of cultural competency and immersion sessions as well as social planning processes. Susan is part of the group known as the Stolen Generations and has lived experience of the trauma associated with removal, loss, dispossession and disconnection.