We acknowledge all First Peoples of this land and celebrate their enduring connections to Country, knowledge and stories. We pay our respects to Elders and Ancestors who watch over us and guide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

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Lay Maloney


Gumbaynggirr, Gunggandji and South Sea Islander

Lay is a Gumbaynggirr and Gunggandji First Nations, and South Sea Islander genderfluid person who was born in Far North Queensland, but grew up on the Mid North Coast. They are finishing a Bachelor of Arts (Extended) at the University of Melbourne and working as the project officer at the National Indigenous Youth Education Coalition (NIYEC). They are a passionate storyteller with a commitment to truth-telling.

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