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First female Aboriginal Barrister, Pat O'Shane

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Title: First female Aboriginal Barrister, Pat O'Shane
Date: 1982
Keywords: Aboriginal history, Aboriginal peoples, activism, activists, public service, public servants, Department of Aboriginal Affairs
Record creator: Australian Information Service, Canberra
Reference: A6180, 6/1/82/9

Pat O'Shane, 1982

Learning content

This black-and-white photograph shows Aboriginal activist and public servant Pat O'Shane in her position as the head of the New South Wales Department of Aboriginal Affairs (DAA). O'Shane is shown smiling at the camera, seated behind her desk, pen in hand.

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