Pat Anderson wins the 2012 Human Rights Community Individual Award

Congratulations to Pat Anderson, Chairperson of the Lowitja Institute and former RAHC board member, for winning the Human Rights Community Individual Award!

The award, known as the ‘Tony Fitzgerald Memorial Award’ was announced yesterday in Sydney and recognises individuals who actively promote human rights in the Australian community.

Pat is well known for her tireless campaigning for human rights for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people since the 1980’s. Since the 1990’s Pat has also been heavily involved in Indigenous Health, especially child health and was Co-Author of the ‘Little Children Are Sacred’ report in 2007. Pat served on the Board of RAHC from 2009 t0 July 2012.

For more information about the award or the Australian Humans Rights Commission please visit the Human Rights Awards 2012 webpage.

For more information about Pat Anderson or the Lowitja Institute, please visit the Lowitja Institute website.

Tuesday, 11 December 2012