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Talei Elu


Saibai Koedal

Talei Elu is a proud Saibai Koedal woman from Seisia - a small Torres Strait Islander community in remote Cape York. Talei worked in Canberra for six years in roles at Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, the National Indigenous Australians Agency and the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. She now works part time for 33 Creative, an Aboriginal-owned media and events company. In 2021, Talei returned home to her community to focus more of her time on community-based initiatives and her love of capturing her culture and people.

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