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Gemma Pol

Communications Lead

Wiradjuri, Ngemba and Paakantji

Gemma Pol is a Wiradjuri, Ngemba and Paakantji woman from a small coastal town on Worimi Country. She sees storytelling as a tool for strengthening First Nations cultures, translating knowledge, and advocating for First Nations sovereignty.

Gemma has written for various publications including Patagonia Australia, Peppermint Magazine, Refinery29 Australia, Kindling & Sage and Mindful Puzzles. She also works as a support worker for people with disabilities in her local area, and has previously worked as an Aboriginal Education Worker in a high school and as a tutor at Griffith University.

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