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Linda Burney


Linda Burney was elected Member for Canterbury in 2003, representing the ALP. Linda is the first Aboriginal Australian to be elected to the NSW Parliament and is a proud member of the Wiradjuri nation.

Linda is currently the NSW Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Shadow Minister for Planning Infrastructure and Heritage, Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation, Shadow Minister for the Hunter, and Shadow Minister for the Central Coast. Her commitment to Indigenous issues spans more than 30 years.

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Acknowledgment of Country

The Wheeler Centre acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the traditional owners of the land on which we work. We pay our respects to the people of the Kulin Nation and all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders, past and present.