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Leadership honour for Adjunct Professor Muriel Bamblett


18 April 2017

Honorary doctorate recipient Muriel Bamblett AM, pictured with Professor Shane Houston, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Strategy and Services).
Honorary doctorate recipient Muriel Bamblett AM, pictured with Professor Shane Houston, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Strategy and Services).

Adjunct Professor Bamblett was presented with a Doctor of Letters in Social Work (honoris causa) for leadership in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander welfare and affairs at a conferral ceremony at the University's Great Hall.

Adjunct Professor Bamblett, a Yorta Yorta and Dja Dja Wurrung woman, has been CEO of the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) since 1999.

With distinguished contributions, she has advocated for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families, and the importance of culture, and care within the community.

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