PWA IWD – WYNN

Aunty Wynn is strongly committed to justice, supporting children’s rights, individual justice issues, and prisoners through visits to Remand Centres and Prisons. She is a community consultant and elder.

Her origins in a remote area of New Zealand drive her interest in community and culture. She has been an active Community Elder across Indigenous, Maori, Pasifika, Multi-cultural and Australian communities. Aunty Wynn has been involved in a wide range of projects, including the first ‘Research on Maori Pasifika in Australia’; Acacia Ridge Community Centre; four years on the Acacia Ridge NAIDOC Committee, Pasifika Women’s Alliance diabetes research with Queensland University of Technology, (co-presenter at the Inaugural Pasifika Health Conference Auckland, 2014) PWA representative Diabetes Steering Committee with QUT; Steering Committee member for Maternal and Newborns with Metro South; member of Queensland Health Consumers Network; and committee member Pacific Island Council of Queensland.

Strongly believing in empowerment, Aunty Wynn has been involved in Dialogues with new and emerging communities, Community Cafes (Peace studies), three Maori language nests, a Maori short film, and is a committee member and radio broadcaster for the Maori program on Ethnic Radio 4EB (2001 – 2017) Aunty Wynn is also a commentator, advisor and writer.

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